A Charles Dickens Bicentennial Moment

Charles Dickens Bicentennial Articles


What Christmas Is As We Grow Older

Writing in his twopenny weekly, Household Words, in 1851, CHARLES DICKENS penned one of his most thoughtful Yuletide pieces, ‘What Christmas Is As We Grow Older,’ comprising thoughts arising against a backdrop of great personal loss for its author, following the deaths of his father and his daughter a year earlier.