This week we had a christmas special, looking at the history of Christmas, as well as playing lots of classic Christmas songs. Since it is also exam time, we didn’t have much to present this week, and instead rambled on for a while, occasionally about something geographic.
Contested Landscape of Christmas Lights
By: Ben Garlick
Ben discussed an article about Christmas light displays, and the class differences of display styles, with colours and size varying between neighbourhoods. He takes issue with it though, and tries to break down the ‘chav-bling’ stereotype of gaudy christmas displays.