In a galaxy far, far away (well, London to be exact) ......
Londoner Martin Hunt, 32, is a master of 'Starwarigami' who, mixing his skills with the ancient Japanese art of origami, spends hours folding and twisting paper squares into characters and spaceships, including the naboo starfighter pictured left), from the Star Wars films. More
I know I said don't mention the 'C' word but ......
Fashion conscious Brits will have something to spruce up the house this festive period with the arrival of a Christmas tree shaped like a dress.
Designed on a UK size 8 and featuring a collar, long arms and 15 inch wide skirt, the artificial decoration complete with red baubles and 150 LED fairylights is certainly a far cry from the more traditional tree that usually adorns living rooms across the country. More
Illuminated by only 15,000 Christmas lights?
Every year the staff and regulars at The Marine pub in Eastbourne hang thousands of bulbs - normally 22,000 of them - to celebrate the festive season in a tradition that stretches back 29 years.
Sadly though the display this year will only be half as bright as usual after landlord Phil Saunders decided to cut back because of his electricity bill which usually goes up by £500 a month over the Christmas period. More
Well, that's the tree and lights sorted, how about Christmas lunch?
Marks and Spencer have created a three-course Christmas dinner sandwich to satisfy cravings from now until the New Year.
At 785 calories, the first 'course' is smoked salmon with cucumber and dill; the second is turkey with pork and chestnut stuffing and smoked bacon; and to finish there is a sandwich filled with brie, grapes and chutney. More
After the man with a huge collection of My Little Ponies, today I bring you .......
Jacc Batch, 26, a dance teacher from Northants, who not only collects every toy and accessory, but also the identical figures from America, japan and Europe which have slightly different packaging, has the UK's largest collection of Sylvanian Family toys.
Obsessed Jacc saved up his pocket money to buy his first toy as a child and now has nearly 5,000 characters and other memorabilia estimated at £40,000. More
Noodles in debt?
A homeowner in Leicester was bemused with a letter from Natwest bank demanding that 'Noodles the dog' repay an outstanding debt of £6.84.
When Rupert Chapman moved into a house in Woodhouse Eaves, Leicestershire, he received a letter addressed to Noodles the dog, informing the canine that he had gone into his overdraft.
Sorry, was I boring you? Only its time for .... my favourite article of the week.
Hundreds of tickets for Boring 2012, a meeting in east London dedicated to the mundane (toast, heights of celebrities, self-service checkouts, shop fronts, refrigerators, etc) has sold out leaving organisers bemused. More
All for a good cause!
A man has taken MOVEMBER to new extremes by growing a moustache on the BACK of his head.
David Hawley, 39, of West Yorkshire, was coerced by friends into adding a handlebar tache design to a skull design on his bounce (head) - as he joins thousands of Brits raising awareness of prostate cancer. More
Also involved .....
Several of the world's leading airlines have joined forces with men who are taking part in Movember.
Bosses at British Airways, Qantas, Virgin and WestJet have decided to add quirky styles to the noses of their jets to make it seem as though they have moustaches. More