New Year's Eve And A Prototype Plain Jane Superbrain

Skiing at Xmas: The Will and the Deed by Ellis Peters

Xmas Presents: A Very Long Engagement by Sebastian Japrisot

Xmas visitors: The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Rustication by Charles Palliser

Xmas crime on Boxing Day

Nativity Scene - Happy Christmas

Christmas Eve, and it's Clothes in Books 700th entry....

Driving Home for Xmas

Xmas poem, by John Betjeman: hideous ties so kindly meant

Xmas carols, and a nice seasonal murder

Boy, did she hit the ceiling when I said that

Guardian books blog: Love in a Cold Climate by Nancy Mitford

Twiggy in Black and White by Twiggy Lawson (Lesley Hornby)

Aberystwyth Mon Amour by Malcolm Pryce

Watson's Choice by Gladys Mitchell

Dress Down Sunday: Paris Album 1900-1914 by Jean Cocteau