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A SLICE OF MY LIFE Charles Dickens


Ah, Christmas! It can truly be the best of times and the worst of times. For those with family and friends, it is a time of great celebration, with songs and food and games and gifts. For those away from family and friends, or left at boarding schools, the idea of exchanging cards and Christmas wishes by post is a fine new notion. Gifts, be they fruit, nuts, or some handmade trinket, can bring such joy. However, one must spare a thought for the less fortunate – the orphans, those in workhouses – for whom Christmas must be a struggle, a season of darkness, a winter of despair.

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The December issue of delicious. contains everything you need to make this Christmas and New Year your best ever. You’ll find: mix-and-match menus (canapés, starters, mains, desserts); all the roasts from duck, turkey, ham, vegetarian and vegan – and what to do with leftovers; Gill Meller’s celeriac ravioli; a new Christmas pudding from Paul A Young; easy cake decoration; a classic from Delia; plus, our Properly Useful Guide to the best drinks, cocktails, gifts, cheese and shop-bought shortcuts. It’s a happy Christmas guaranteed.