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Christmas Links

Christmas in Leeds - all you need to know about Leeds at Christmas, from festive fun to serious issues.

San Diego Christmas - the guide to the holiday season in San Diego California.

Christmas in New York City - it's cold in New York at Christmas, but it remains one of the most popular destinations for Christmas shopping for international tourists, as well as locals.

Other Links

looking for holiday cottages or cottage holidays?

here's a great resource if you're looking for window blinds.

And Finally, A Little Knowledge Shared...

Christmas is the busiest shopping period of the year - as everyone runs to the shops to buy gifts for each other. Although it's a tradition for Christmas shopping to start around November 1st, more and more stores start selling Christmas gifts earlier - with Harrods opening their xmas department in July!

The Christmas Blog

How Early Can You Start Christmas
There's no doubt that Christmas is my favourite time of year. Just the thought of it makes me smile. It's a magical time for the kids (mainly for the wrapping paper) as well as adults.
by Mr B

see all xmas blog posts

You May Not Know

The official definition of a white christmas in the UK comes from the British Met Office and requires that snow is seen falling in any quantity in the 24 hours of Christmas Day. If there's snow on the ground, but it fell in the days before the 25th, it doesn't officially count.