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Albion Tales


Now, Here Is The News
The Alchemist Of Electric Morris
Fairport Convention
Steeleye Span
The Albion Country Band : No Roses
Battle Of The Field
The Etchingham Steam Band
Morris On
The Albion Band : Stave 1
The Albion Band : Stave 2
Street Cries
Sway With Me
The Women of Albion
Albion Tales
A Batter Pudding For John Keats : Other Albums
Friends And Relations
Nic Jones : A Special Friend and Relation
Favourite Album Covers
Acknowledgements and Links
Ashley Hutchings



The following is a link to a chapter from Mr. Dickens' Pickwick Papers, which, by the way, has a number of chapters set at Christmas, this one is a short story, which if you look at and read, very carefully, you'll notice something familiar about it.The Goblins Who Stole A Sexton, or rather, it's theme, was later expanded, by Dickens, into A Christmas Carol.

Before we peruse Mr James' ghostly observations, let us take a small side journey, to the village of Lark Rise, in North-East Oxfordshire.Fora Thompson wrote a wonderful trilogy, collectively entitled Lark Rise to Candleford. The following is the chapter entitled, A Village Christmas.