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How to be a pantomime dame

How to be a pantomime dame

Whether it’s Auntie May, Mother Goose or Widow Twanky, whichever dame is your favourite, legendary pantomime dame Allan Stewart has probably

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Beat the Christmas bulge

Beat the Christmas bulge

Gorging on mince pies and drinking gallons of mulled wine throughout December doesn’t normally lend itself to looking or feeling great.Avoid

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EXCLUSIVE: interview with Lapland’s Santa Claus

EXCLUSIVE: interview with Lapland’s Santa Claus

What do you really know about Santa Claus? Sure he’s got a white beard, wears a red suit and likes giving toys but what really makes

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Ultimate Christmas Villains

Ultimate Christmas Villains

Forget rockin’ around the Christmas tree with this lot, you’re more likely to find this dodgy line up stealing your presents rather

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The 12 myths of Christmas

The 12 myths of Christmas

 We all love the traditions of the festive season, but how much of the Christmas story is based on fact? Read on… Jesus was born

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Christmas around the world

Christmas around the world

Ah, the traditional British Christmas…. you know how it is. On Christmas Eve, the stockings go up and the kids are early to bed. Some time

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Best Christmas cookbooks

Best Christmas cookbooks

‘Tis the season to be… stuffing our faces. Yes, Christmas is the one time of year we don’t have to feel guilty about what we eat

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Christmas traditions around the world

Christmas traditions around the world

Ah, the traditional British Christmas…. you know how it is.
On Christmas Eve, the stockings go up and the kids are early to bed. Some time

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Six things to think about when choosing your Christmas tree

As Christmas trees arrive in garden centres, expert David Mitchell offers advice to those who only have a small space for a real

Six of the best - Toys of the 60s/70s

As we approach Christmas, in the first of a three-part series, we look at popular toys from down the decades, beginning this week with the

Aldi's £9.99 salted caramel vodka makes for the perfect Xmas treat

BUDGET supermarket giants Aldi have a warm-sounding drink that's proving a big hit ahead of Christmas.The Tamova Salted Caramel Vodka Liqueur

Four of the best newly launched gin miniatures to try this Christmas

Perfect as stocking fillers for any gin lovers, these mini bottles make ideal, purse-friendly gifts this Christmas. Darnley'sAfter opening