In affluent countries such as ours, it’s common for children to ask for quite a lot at Christmas. But do they ask for too much? Too often, Great Expectations does not refer to the classic Dickens novel. The requests we make can, and probably often do, put our parents under financial pressure. Some children will […]
Yes, Christmas is almost upon us and for many ‘it’s the most wonderful time of the year’. Few will disagree that Christmas is a special time for families and is a treat for all, but are children getting more spoilt every year? If you ask your grandparents, they may get sentimental about the days when […]
A survey to discover the popularity of Christmas songs has been carried out at a primary school in Lincolnshire. Young Journalists at Burgh School spoke to fellow pupils about their favourite festive song and the results may surprise you. Coming up in 7th place is ‘Silent Night’; few will argue that is a very relaxing […]
Okay so it is not quite Christmas yet but if you were anywhere near a comfy sofa at the weekend you will have noticed that already there are lots feel good Christmas films on the telly.
It’s getting round to that special time of year when young people start the countdown to Christmas with an advent calendar. The Advent tradition is a religious celebration in preparation for the arrival or “advent” of the Christ Child. In 1908, the first-ever printed Advent Calendars appeared in Germany – they had a small coloured […]
On November 30th, the Skegness Scouts, Cubs and Beavers will attend the Skegness Christmas light switch-on. Joining the ‘be prepared’ gang will be the Brownies, Rainbows and Guides. Also, there will be the Skegness Dancing Group and several more associations. And after a long hard day at the grotto, jolly old Saint Nick can be […]
Believe it or not, by Boxing Day people were returning their unwanted (and often useless) Christmas presents, It’s often overlooked that the whole point of Christmas is remembering the birth of Jesus, however, we all admit we love all the presents and the joy of giving and the happiness. Sadly, on the other hand, eBay […]
Most of us had never used a video camera before let alone write a script and edit camera footage into a finished piece so to say we were excited is an understatement.
It is a luxury to spend time with your family and friends over the festive holidays but many homeless people don’t have this luxury.
Well it’s December everybody, time to get the tinsel out and the christmas lights turned on…Oh no wait a minute, that happened last month.