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Christmas

On the first day of Christmas, Global Cool brings to you… Robbie Savage’s dodgy tan, Kelly Rowland and a pig

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Happy Christmas! We’re still counting down The Twelve Days of Christmas, and today it’s TV Turn Off…

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Music In Public: Take the train home for Christmas with The Beatles, Amy Winehouse and Mark Ronson

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It’s going to be a great holiday, and the only thing you have left to do now is to get back to mammas roast turkey. The time will pass much faster with this list of classic songs that any self-respecting rock fan should have at the ready…

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MUST-HAVE WINTER WOOLIES: Get in the festive mood with Christmas jumpers from Urban Outfitters

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If Christmas is your favourite time of year, you’re going to want to look the part. Check out this jumper to get you in the festive mood…

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GREEN SCREEN: How to escape your life for a week like Marilyn Monroe

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Global Cool’s expert film writer Charlotte Harman brings you Green Screen – our reviews of the latest movies in the cinemas, and what we would do to make them a little more eco-friendly. This week, it’s My Week With Marilyn starring Michelle Williams…

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APPS: Doing It In Public just got Christmassy

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Get really Christmassy on the bus, tube or train with this fab festive-themed game…

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Win! A modern day fairytale of the 100-stone sleeping beauty plus win a free copy

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We’ve all gawped in horror at the gossipy true-life tales that feature in those weekly magazines you’ve been secretly reading. But this week’s book brings you a tale stranger than real life, but just as juicy. Enter our competition and you might be lucky enough to get Bed to read on the way to work, or as great company for a duvet day…

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MUST-HAVE WINTER WOOLIES: Wrap up in a cosy Christmas jumper from ASOS

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This week we’re loving Christmas jumpers from ASOS…

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Go green to beat the winter blues

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Our latest Get Involved post comes from Global Cool friend Tom Harding, who tells us all how to cheer up this winter eco-style…

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Our great big Christmas gift guide: Get your daddy the perfect present

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Christmas is just around the corner, so we’ve put together some festive gift guides to help you treat the ones you love to something they’ll adore. This week we bring you the best gifts for your daddy dearest…

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Eels, pepparkakor and glögg on a Christmas Traincation to Skansen

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Christmas is just around the corner, so we’re bringing you the buzz on the best markets to visit on festive Traincations in Europe…

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Our great big Christmas gift guide: Earn some brownie points from the lady in your life

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Christmas is just around the corner, so we’ve put together some festive gift guides to help you treat the ones you love to something they’ll adore. This week we bring you the best gifts for your wife or girlfriend…

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Apples and a sprinkling of Sugar: the recipe for a bodice-flaunting tart with a heart. Read on to win a copy of this week’s book!

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Nothing says Christmas like Dickensian London. So, this week, we’re offering one lucky reader the chance to delve into the sordid alleyways of the city with this collection of thrilling Victorian tales. Enter our competition and you’ll never find yourself acting the Scrooge on the tube again!

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For cook’s sake! How to turn half an orange and a couple of sprouts into a culinary masterpiece

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Introducing our new cooking segment with our very own Global Cool food expert, Neil Coleman. Each month he’ll bring you the tastiest (and greenest) meals around, so you can chow down without worrying about the planet…

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ONE OF THOSE FEATURES WHERE WE TELL YOU WHAT TO WEAR: Get an X Factor makeover for your Christmas parties like Tulisa

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We love how Tulisa has changed her style over the past year to embrace a much more classy and refined look. Waiting to see her outfits each week on The X Factor has kept us entertained, and she wowed the crowds recently in this foxy red dress. Here’s some eco-alternatives so you can get the look…

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Our great big Christmas gift guide: How to spoil your little monsters

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Christmas is just around the corner, so we’ve put together some festive gift guides to help you treat the ones you love to something they’ll adore. This week we bring you the best gifts for your kiddiwinks…

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Get ready for the ultimate Christmas gift swap with Etsy and The Crafternoon Tea Club

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Etsy and The Crafternoon Tea Club have teamed up to help you get rid of your clutter in exchange for some Christmas presents. On December 8 they’re launching the Gift swapping and re-gifting Christmas Spesh – a drop-in evening pop-up party where you can swap a few unwanted bits for some new treasures…

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