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Have yourself a very merry ‘cheap’ Christmas

Have yourself a very merry ‘cheap’ Christmas

Christmas, culture, Culture, Featured, Lifestyle, Travel
The Christmas season is here and we are all short on money, so the Voice of London Lifestyle came up with a few festive ideas that you can do at home with friends without having to reach your pockets. Making mulled wine What is Christmas without a mulled wine? If you can’t afford to visit the Christmas markets, don’t worry- you can do it at home and it will be a fun day with friends, even if you succeed or fail. You can get recipes from the Internet and even get £5 bags from a fancy shop like Fortnum & Mason’s to put in your mulled wine recipe. Baking Christmas Cookies Nothing shouts Christmas louder than freshly baked Christmas cookies. The Internet is filled with recipes for everyone who can or cannot bake. Put on some Christmas music on and get your dough rea
I’m dreaming of a German Christmas

I’m dreaming of a German Christmas

Christmas, culture, Featured, Lifestyle
Words, audio & images: Bernadette Galbraith | Subbing: Joanne Clark With Christmas fast-approaching, I explore the beauty of Christmas markets. I checked out Hyde Park's annual Winter Wonderland event, along with a comparison of the popular Christmas markets in Germany.   Take a listen to the podcast below, as featured in the debut edition of the Voice of London: Salt & Pepper podcast, where I explore how Germany's culture may have influenced the way we celebrate Christmas today. https://soundcloud.com/bernadette-galbraith/im-dreaming-of-a-german-christmas
Still haven’t done your Christmas shopping? Here are 5 websites to help you out

Still haven’t done your Christmas shopping? Here are 5 websites to help you out

Fashion, Featured
When it comes to shopping in London our feelings are mixed. The variety and amount of shops to go to? We love that. Shopping surrounded by thousands of people and queueing for hours? No, thank you. Even if you are the type of person who prefers in-store shopping, you have to admit that Christmas is an exception. Going to Westfield or Oxford Street around this time of the year is a challenge. It feels like millions of Londoners have decided to do their shopping at the exact same time as you. Queues for the changing room, queues for the cash desk, it seems that people are everywhere. The ultimate goal is to get from one shop to another without being punched by someone in a hurry. But are holidays not supposed to bring peace and happiness? So how about we help you to avoid unnecessary
The Voice of London – Salt & Pepper Podcast

The Voice of London – Salt & Pepper Podcast

Christmas, Entertainment, Featured, Music, Radio
The Voice of London bring you the Salt & Pepper podcast, the seasoning to the site's main meal. On our debut episode, we discuss Christmas festivals, breaking into the London music scene, employers stalking your social media accounts and the growing popularity of comic books. https://soundcloud.com/user-319093484/salt-pepper-podcast Presenters & Writers: Reuben Pinder & Bernadette Galbraith Features: Yasmin Dahnoun, Ieva Sulavaité, Kieran Soutter, Nikolay Kolev, Bernadette Galbraith, Harry Bourner, Omar Baldé Production: Kieran Soutter Subbing: Kieran Soutter
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