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johnlink ranks SCROOGE (1935)

I try and watch a new version of CHRISTMAS CAROL every year. I’ve managed to do it more than I haven’t, which isn’t too hard considering there seem to be hundreds of versions. 778 more words

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A Christmas Carol | Marking was dead time-consuming: to begin with.

Stave One: Marking’s Ghost

Marking was dead time-consuming: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. But then the new marking craze was embraced by all, despite Ofsted’s protestations that it had nothing to do with them.  2,363 more words


12 Days Of Booklists: Day Seven

Day Seven: Six Books For Non-Reader Friends

-The Hunger Games
Simple, exciting page-turner. Even one of my best friends who hasn’t ever picked up a book before read this. 174 more words

12 Days Of Booklists

Day 27: We return to play for the hometown crowd!

Okay, first thing…can someone turn up the heat a little bit?  Maybe we’ve just been spoiled by palm trees and Florida sun, but it feels pretty cold up here! 146 more words

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Stave IV



The Phantom slowly, gravely, silently, approached. When it came near him, Scrooge bent down upon his knee; for in the very air through which this Spirit moved it seemed to scatter gloom and mystery. 5,414 more words

Charles Dickens

A dozen reasons to read Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" ....

Every year, during the glittery days approaching December 25, I devote several evenings to lying on the couch next to the Christmas tree and reading Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”. 2,293 more words