As part of Loughborough’s Christmas campaign to raise awareness of loneliness during the festive holidays, Professor Mike Wilson writes about how technology has the power to both isolate us and bring us closer together.
Category archive: Christmas
Each year, Good Housekeeping issues its Christmas dinner comparison letting shoppers know where the best supermarket deals are. But this simple festive guide is more than just an indicator of cheap sprouts and turkey, here Loughborough economist Dr Jon Seaton uses the data to show how the gulf between the rich and poor continues to […]
Mince pie, or Christmas pye, also known as December pye, was traditionally made with meat and is the distant cousin to the supermarket sweet treats we recognise today. In the 1600s, it was incredibly popular and ticks a lot of the boxes for modern-day sustainability and thrifty living. Taking us through the 400-year-old recipe, Dr […]