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Dickens experiments with colour in A Christmas Carol

Dickens experiments with colour in A Christmas Carol

This is a rare trial edition of Dickens’s classic tale A Christmas Carol. It’s very similar in its design to the official first edition which came out on the 19th of December 1843. It’s got the same salmon brown cloth covering, gilt edged pages and the brilliant colour illustrations by John Leech. However, in the …

The History of Christmas Crackers

The History of Christmas Crackers

Hello, friends! Natasha is here again! All over Britain on Christmas Day, 25th December, families can be found sitting around their dining tables enjoying a traditional lunch of roast turkey with all the trimmings – and everyone, regardless of age, wearing coloured paper hats, shaped as a crown. It is rumoured that even the Queen …

A New History for Humanity – The Human Era

A New History for Humanity – The Human Era

Humans have existed for millions of years, as part of nature. But then, something changed. And in an incredibly short amount of time.. ..We terraformed this planet and designed it to fit our needs. As far as we know, we’re the first beings to awaken and completely take over a planet. The transition from hunting …

Christmas Tree Farm ? | Nature Boom Time

Christmas Tree Farm ? | Nature Boom Time

[TICKING].CHARLIE: HEY, YOU ALWAYS GOTTA BE IN THE BACKGROUND.[INAUDIBLE CHATTER][MUMBLING AND STUTTERING]KIRBY: WHERE ARE WE? CHARLIE: WHAT’S UP GUYS? I’M CHARLIE, KIRBYS ON CAMERA AND PATRICK’S OVER THERE. TODAY WE’RE IN CORVALLIS, OREGON AT HOLIDAY TREE FARMS CHECKING OUT SOME CHRISTMAS TREES.[ALARM BELL].[FIREWORKS].CHARLIE: ALRIGHT, SO WHILE TRAVELING UP THE WEST COAST LAST SUMMER WE PLANNED …

Incarcerated Women Make History Going on Tour to Perform “A Christmas Carol” | University of Denver

Incarcerated Women Make History Going on Tour to Perform “A Christmas Carol” | University of Denver

(gentle music) – Hi everyone. My name is Ashley Hamilton. I’m the Director of the DU Prison Arts Initiative. – Hi, I’m Dean Williams and I’m the Executive Director for the Department of Corrections. (clapping) – What’s happening here today is the most amazing, groundbreaking thing I think that could ever be in collaboration with …

A Brief History of Santa

A Brief History of Santa

On the 24th of December every year children around the world put out milk and cookies in the hopes of luring a magic fat man into their home who will leave presents behind before sneaking into the house next door. How did such an odd tradition begin? You can pretty much blame Northern Europe, where …