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Dickens Christmas

It has been a Christmas tradition since I got married to watch “A Christmas Carol” on Christmas Eve. We watch it late at night. It is true that since the kids were born, I haven’t been so good in keeping up with the tradition. 75 more words

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Dickens Festijn Deventer

moving statues

Sheep, left unattended, eat Christmas trees

hecklers

just a little crowded…

When we first arrived in the Netherlands, Manon asked her aunt, who loves to travel, what her favorite city was. 309 more words

Travel In The Netherlands

What the Dickens?

This is the time of year for Dickens fairs – there is a festival on in Broadstairs in Kent from this weekend (Saturday 13th – Friday 19th June). 21 more words

May 2015 - In which naughty monkey takey mummy nana

Lois,

We finally made it to the zoo…AKA the day we’ve all been waiting for AKA the day my whole life has been leading up to.   584 more words

What's Your Dickens Name?

What began as a bit of fun to celebrate the opening of the 2015 Dickens Festival, turned out to be an inspired crowd puller!

Even cuddly toys and paper animals adopted new names, courtesy of their humans, so I thought I’d add the Name Game here for you to play too. 94 more words

Opportunities

Bah! Humbug! A stroll through Dickensian Deventer

Deventer is a beautiful and atmospheric old town which has retained many of its historic buildings. So it doesn’t need much of a makeover to turn itself into a passable version of 19th Century London for its annual weekend-long Dickens Festival. 468 more words

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What the Dickens? It's Christmas in Deventer

It’s not every day you get the opportunity to be transported back to Victorian London, but then again it’s not every day that the inhabitants of a Dutch town collectively decide to dress up as characters from the novels of Charles Dickens. 668 more words

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