The Christmas Tree

Part of a series on the traditions of Christmas One decoration that deserves its own history is the Christmas tree. Whoever thought that chopping down a tree, bringing it indoors and covering it with lights would be a good way of celebrating Christmas? The story goes back many thousands of …

Decorations and lights

part of a series on the traditions of Christmas Decking the hall with boughs of holly may have given way to chains of streamers, but decorating our homes has been part of Christmas for hundreds of years. Bringing evergreen plants such as holly, ivy and mistletoe was a way of saying that …

all about Wayne

Writings and pictures from Wayne Clarke: broadcaster, media consultant, social commentator and Baptist minister. I’m based in Liverpool, UK, where I’m Religious Producer at BBC Radio Merseyside and minister at Dovedale Baptist Church. I’m trying to find time to blog, but not always succeeding.

Liverpool Discovers

From the people who brought you the Super Lambanana trail and Go Penguins, Liverpool Culture are developing “Liverpool Discovers”. It’s going to be a cultural trail around the city of hidden gems. See more at the website. I’ve just submitted Hugh Stowell Brown to the Liverpool Discovers site. It may …