Feb 23, 2020
All is Bright - A Yorkshire Lad's Christmas
Posted by Dave Preston

Derek Bradley s just like any other daft young lad growing up in the 1960s unique Through his brutally honest eyes and ears we recall what it s like to celebrate Christmas past in a small Yorkshire village The advent calendar in the Bradley household is full of adventures Derek s first crack at carol singing ends with his first kiss Dad s lost wage packet means a leDerek Bradley s just like any other daft young lad growing up in the 1960s unique Through his brutally honest eyes and ears we recall what it s like to celebrate Christmas past in a small Yorkshire village The advent calendar in the Bradley household is full of adventures Derek s first crack at carol singing ends with his first kiss Dad s lost wage packet means a lean festive season, until a tiny law is quietly broken, and his search for holly leads to a ghostly encounter.As Joseph in the school nativity play, Derek rewrites scripture and fuels a riot Christmas magic is everywhere, until Granddad tries conjuring with flames at the dinner table.Christmas Eve in church is anything but holy In frosty bedrooms, damp village halls, and Santa s Grotto at the CO OP, all is not calm, but it s certainly bright.It s how Christmas used to be real, fun, and real funny We like it BBC RadioAward winning author Dave Preston was born and raised in Old Malton, a small village in Yorkshire that provides the perfect setting for these hilarious stories.

  • Title: All is Bright - A Yorkshire Lad's Christmas
  • Author: Dave Preston
  • ISBN: 9780969954088
  • Page: 403
  • Format: Paperback
  • All is Bright A Yorkshire Lad s Christmas Derek Bradley s just like any other daft young lad growing up in the s unique Through his brutally honest eyes and ears we recall what it s like to celebrate Christmas past in a small Yorkshire vi

    Suzanne Boles

    Great Book of short stories Easy read and very enjoyable Highly recommended


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