Christmas Allsorts

Well, it’s almost Christmas. I’ve decided to finish the year off here by collating Christmassy (it is so a word) content. Hope you all have a safe and joyous Christmas and the very best wishes for a great new year.

Embellish the Interior Passageways! Can you guess this popular Christmas carol? Of course you can… then try the rest. Click here.

Here’s a Christmas carol Wordle quiz – see if you can decipher these traditional carols from the word picture.

The LIFE photo archive has a great collection of Christmas-related photos. Click here to see these.

You can read Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, the complete text from 1843,  online here.

Here are some Christmas biscuits recipes.

And Abby has a great Christmas food gift idea which I have personally received and tasted (good) – Cookies in a jar. Read how to do it here.

And a fantastic macaron recipe here and melt-in-your-mouth cocoa hazelnut Spritz cookies recipe here.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has produced a beautiful Christmas story which you can read or listen to here.

Here’s an infographic for the history of the Christmas tree. See this on the Christmas Tree Market website.

What Victorian anxieties have to do with Coke, candy canes and mythbusting the Bible – find out in the History Channel’s series of videos, The History of Christmas 

Here are a few of my favourite Christmas shows on TV –

Watch the rest of the episode on YouTube.

Merry Christmas!

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5 thoughts on “Christmas Allsorts

  1. Pingback: Merry Christmas Allsorts « Brave new world

  2. Hi! I am writing you from Christmas Tree Market. Thank you for sharing our infographic on the visual history of Christmas trees! Your readers seemed to have really enjoyed it.

    Our team spent a lot of time researching and creating this infographic, and we would really appreciate it if you could place a link back to the original page. Here is the link, for your reference. http://www.christmastreemarket.com/History-of-the-Christmas-Tree-Origin-Infographic-s/311.htm

    Let me know if there is anything else I can do for you.

    Happy holidays,
    Renee
    Christmas Tree Market

    • It’s a fantastic infographic! Sorry about not linking, I must have forgotten. I’m in the habit of linking to attribute sources so I apologize for not doing it this time.
      Happy Christmas to you too. 🙂

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