Here is the Courier’s pick of 10 classic British Christmas Specials to revisit this year.
This year has provided us all with that extra bit of spare time at home and what better way than to escape the world and lose ourselves in the narratives of others and a good book? But what were the literature highlights? Take a look at the Kingston Courier’s must-read books from this year.
This year has not exactly been the best year for, well, anything really. However, the music industry, despite everything, has had artists producing some incredible songs to lift our spirits.
On London Road in Kingston, just off the hustle and bustle of the market, there is a vintage shop called Antiques. It looks bijou from the outside, but it is like a Tardis inside with a vast three-storey emporium of vintage items. Since 1996, it has been “selling the past” with more than 80,000 stallholders and around 10,000 antiques – from jewellery and collectables to furniture.
Maxine Stinton fell out of love with the river Thames when her house flooded. All she wanted to do was get away from it however, lockdown has made her appreciate the beautiful scenery on her doorstep and enabled her to create prints to celebrate the community.
Lewis Hamilton is a name recognised in almost every household, and with his equalising of Michael Schumacher’s record of most drivers’ championships (seven), his status is to be cemented in history.