Quote of the Day- December 25, 2020

Reading Ghost Stories: A Christmas Tradition

While ghost stories are primarily connected with Halloween, reading ghost stories on Christmas is a tradition that goes back to Victorian times. Of course, there is the famous Christmas ghost story of them all, A Christmas Story by Charles Dickens, but other classic authors, such as Elizabeth Gaskell and Wilkie Collins, would take the timeContinue reading “Reading Ghost Stories: A Christmas Tradition”

Quote of the Day – December 15, 2019

“More than once had she expressed a wish to see old Christmas again in the old house among the old faces. But her husband had always pleaded a certain weakness about his throat and chest as a reason for remaining among the delights of Pau.” ― Anthony Trollope, Christmas at Thompson Hall: And Other Christmas Stories