Advent Book Review 13: The Fourth King

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The Fourth King is The Story of the Other Wise Man written and illustrated by Ted Sieger. This is a fable that not only tells the tale of Mazzel, the fourth king. It is also a story that reminds us … Continue reading 

Advent Book Review Nine: Christmas Story

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Christmas Story by Brian Wildsmith features some absolutely stunning illustrations that make this book a work of art rather than a story. This is the story of Christmas told through the eyes of a donkey, and I do mean a … Continue reading 

Edspire Festive Forecast: Favourite Festive Family Films!

First Christmas Movie Moment

So the time has come to start watching Christmas movies. I have a small selection of DVDs that I keep tucked away just for this time of year. Mostly I watch them on my own as my husband is not … Continue reading 

Advent Book Review Seven: Carol Gaily Carol

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This is a book of Christmas carols but for me it is more than that it is a book of Christmas memories, Christmases at junior school where we used to sing these carols over and over again every year. And … Continue reading 

Edspire Festive Forecast: Christmas Traditions

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This Sunday will be the first Sunday of advent, it seems to have come around so fast. Last year Esther and William did not really understand Christmas, nor will they this year, but they will feel the excitement and love … Continue reading