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Where Did the Tradition of the Christmas Tree Come From?

Each year, when the weather gets colder and December approaches, many Americans who celebrate Christmas will get together to decorate a Christmas tree. But why in the world do we decorate these (often artificial) fir trees in the first place? It turns out, the meaning behind Christmas trees as holiday decor goes back further than […]

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How to write a book

For a writer, announcing that you’ve scored a book deal is the professional equivalent of the engagement or baby announcement on Facebook: it’s life-defining, it’s exciting, it gets you hundreds of likes and comments from people you haven’t spoken to in years. I just announced my book news on social media the other day, and […]

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Fauda series 3 debut watched by a million Israelis within 48 hours

The first episode of the third season of the hit Israeli drama “Fauda” was viewed by Israelis about 1 million times in the 48 hours after it first aired.

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Float through London in your hot tub

One thing you do come to realise, quite quickly, is that you’ve never seen it all at The Handbook office. Hot tubs are the coveted summer accessory that we desperately seek out during the season. After all, little beats a bubbling pit of water, champers in hand as the tan tops up a treat. Well, […]

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What’s new on Netflix in October 2017 – best films and TV shows to watch

  There’s a range of new titles popping up too, and less familiar names – though Designated Survivor is back along with Riverdale Season Two on October 12. The Day I Met El Chapo is worth a punt as well if you’re not checking out the classic The Little Mermaid and Ace Ventura. There’s quite […]

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November 5 is the day when Britons everywhere set fire to things and let things off. But why?

  What is bonfire night? November 5 – which this year falls on a Saturday –  commemorates the failure of the November 1605 Gunpowder Plot by a gang of Roman Catholic activists led by Warwickshire-born Robert Catesby. When Protestant King James I acceded to the throne, English Catholics had hoped that the persecution they had felt for […]

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Attention Muggles! A Harry Potter Book Club Is Coming To London

It’s kind of scary to realise, but J.K. Rowling’s first Harry Potter novel was published 20 years ago this June. While her wizarding world continues to expand with the Fantastic Beasts film franchise, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has been a huge hit in the West End, it’s still hard to beat the […]

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Kitchen Library 2017: Jose Pizzaro

    Chef Mark Hix presents a series of intimate suppers to be held throughout the year at his Kitchen Library, Shoreditch. With only 12 seats around the kitchen bar, places are limited, resulting in an atmosphere reflective more of a dinner party than a formal sit down restaurant. The series welcomes critically acclaimed Spanish Chef […]

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Piccadilly Gets a Brand New Musical

London is filled to the brim with West End productions, but if you’re like us, you can never say no to a sparkly new one hitting town…especially when it’s in The Crazy Coqs’ unique intimate venue. The Crazy Coqs over the years has become home to the West End’s most up-and-coming performers alongside established stars all taking […]

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