Christmas

homeless

I spent Christmas Day helping the homeless – and I was bored out of my mind

January 16, 2020 12:21 pm

I made the mistake of assuming that I would be greeted with beaming faces of gratitude

owen matthews

The King of Christmas: a short story by Owen Matthews

December 26, 2019 10:12 am

Dinner is as close to a feast as the fast of Christmastide will allow

chanukah

The hope of Chanukah

December 25, 2019 8:21 am

The Abrahamic family house has many mansions

brother

Christmas with my brother

December 24, 2019 7:22 am

Chris has been institutionalized since he was a teenager, either in hospitals or care homes

natalie cole

Christmas crackers: the tragic soul of Natalie Cole

December 23, 2019 7:32 am

Natalie Cole had an instant pocket pop career. Her family, she said, were like ‘the black Kennedys’; and look how the Kennedys turned out

sebastian gorka

Christmas greatness: a Yuletide sermon

December 18, 2019 1:47 pm

Christmas is under attack. It has to be defended

nativity

Godfrey Elfwick’s Nativity drama

December 18, 2019 7:54 am

I’m dreaming of a woke Chr*stm*s

drugs

White Christmas: the magic of the festive drugs binge

December 17, 2019 4:44 am

Among partying druggies, the trust that has disappeared from every level of society is fully present

christmas alone

The joy of spending Christmas alone

December 16, 2019 8:40 am

I learned it’s frowned upon to say things like Christmas carols make me want to blow my brains out

andrew sullivan

Andrew Sullivan: The evidence against Trump is overwhelming

December 12, 2019 9:50 am

I’m one of those people who find the holiday season the darkest time of the year

christmas cards

The unwritten rules of sending Christmas cards

December 5, 2019 9:21 am

We always write ‘we really must see each other next year’ and we mean it, although we won’t see each other ever again

israel palestine christmas

Boycott Christmas!

December 25, 2018 8:53 am

Don’t be fooled by the Zionist narrative!

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Christmas music is hell on earth…

December 23, 2018 11:00 am

...apart from one song

staunton de tocqueville’s

Alexis de Tocqueville’s Christmas parade

December 20, 2018 6:08 am

At the Christmas Parade, politics of any flavor seem a long way off

donald trump cinema christmas

Christmas at the cinema with Donald Trump

December 17, 2018 3:37 pm

‘We can say Merry Christmas again’ — and again, and again

christmas

Why are Americans so unhinged about Christmas?

December 13, 2018 1:35 pm

Trump’s 19ft Christmas tree and 300lb gingerbread house are quintessentially American

jeeves wooster

‘Jeeves and the Midnight Mess’: A Christmas short story

December 13, 2018 10:00 am

A pudding predicament strikes on Christmas Eve

boy dreams susan hill

The boy who dreams: A Christmas short story by Susan Hill

December 13, 2018 9:39 am

Some nights, Aziz has visions

christmas lights madison wisconsin

In our bleak landscape, all those Christmas lights aren’t so much decorations as declarations

December 4, 2018 9:12 am

The prairie is a pretty penitential place in winter