Stacey McMaster

Northern Lights’ favourite Christmas Songs

Northern Lights’ favourite Christmas Songs

Here at Northern Lights, we love Christmas and nothing gets us in the mood more than a great Christmas song. So we asked our own favourite writers and contributors what their favourites are at this festive time of the year.   All I want for Christmas by Mariah Carey Chosen by Courtnie Louise Kerr, Deputy […]

 Stacey McMaster

Northern Lights Top 10 Christmas Movie Snacks

Northern Lights Top 10 Christmas Movie Snacks

Christmas is here again and we at Northern Lights know that means movies galore with family and friends. However, the time old question has been what on earth do we snack on? Clearly you want something that’s either sweet or savoury but not a full meal. Have no fear we have scoured our recipe books […]

 Stacey McMaster

Arts Centre Washington present London socialist play Gut Girls

Arts Centre Washington present London socialist play Gut Girls

Gut Girls is a recent play I went to watch at Washington’s Arts Centre. Written by Sarah Daniels, she is a renowned feminist writer who has already acquired great acclaim in her field. However, while many view this as a feminist play I felt that it was far more akin to a socialist piece at […]

 Stacey McMaster

World Book Day – Northern Lights’ Favourite Books

World Book Day – Northern Lights’ Favourite Books

At Northern Light’s we are celebrating World Book Day because it’s the foundation upon what we rest: reading. It’s something which we have all become used to at schools and bookshops around the country. This isn’t just celebrated in Britain but is celebrated all around the world. However, what you might not know is that […]

 Stacey McMaster

Top Eight Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts

Top Eight Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts

Struggling with last minute valentine’s day gifts? Northern Lights has put together a wish list to give you some ideas. Chocolate. It’s a bit overdone but still a classic. This year however, why not get them something that reflects their personality. You can get anything relatively cheaply in a catered shape, for example if they’re a […]

 Stacey McMaster

Top Tracks to listen to this Valentine’s Day

Top Tracks to listen to this Valentine’s Day

We all know that music is the food of love ,however it is a fine line between good and cheesy. Therefore, here at Northern Lights we have come up with some good music that you can actually listen to without cringing too much. 1.Little Mix feat. Jason Derulo – ‘Secret Love Song’: Our first on […]

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Top 10 Movies to watch on Valentine’s Day

Top 10 Movies to watch on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is almost here and we at Northern Lights have come up with a list of the best movies to watch and enjoy for the special day. So get some chocolate, get your feet up, sit back and enjoy. 1.Romeo and Juliet (1996) Our pair of star-crossed lovers takes centre stage in this year’s […]

 Stacey McMaster

Five Christmas foods we will miss

Five Christmas foods we will miss

It’s over and we’re missing them already! Northern Lights have put together a wish list that we wish e could have all year and not just for the holidays.

  Pigs in Blankets- These little treats are a staple at our Christmas dinner table. If we’re lucky the pastry will actually be shaped like adorable little piglets. Turkey with stuffing and cranberry sauce- Delicious and traditional main meal at Christmas. However Turkey wasn’t actually always the main bird at the table. Before Charles Dickens’s […]

 Stacey McMaster

What’s on this Christmas

What’s on this Christmas

When you’re full of mince pies, turkey and all the trimmings, all you want to do is put your feet up - but what is there to watch this Christmas? Northern Lights are on the case, with our list of Christmas specials on this year.

  Our favourite detective and high functioning sociopath, Sherlock, is back in business with not one but three feature length episodes. With Moriarty now dead the stage is open on BBC1 for the new baddie who the team has described as ‘the darkest villain we’ve ever written’. This year, Mrs Brown’s Boys is on BBC1 […]

 Stacey McMaster

Top Ten Classic Songs For Christmas

Everyone is planning parties for the holidays. However what can you play that will suit nearly everyone’s taste? Northern Lights have come up with this Christmas Wish list that will help you out of this time old dilemma. All I Want For Christmas Is You – Fifth Harmony An old classic is given a new […]