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2017's 12 Days of Christmas

2017 has been another year to suspend belief, exceed expectations and defy prediction – or, in the case of Donald Trump, a year to meet expectations by continuously defying what could never be predicted of a sitting U.S. president....



The Queen wearing all white

The Perfect Christmas (Serves 6+)

Roll out the snow on a flat surface. Knead until it becomes soft and warm; add the caviar to create texture for the more sophisticated palate. Empty the stuffing, potatoes and Bucks Fizz into a bowl and mash until light and creamy....



A house covered in Christmas lights

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - there's still eight weeks to go!

It’s official – Christmas has become as perpetual as the DFS sale. We had not even seen off Hallowe’en on Monday (which, coincidentally, begins in July) when I was angered to find a considerable stack of mince pies on sale...