Welcome to the final part of A Christmas Carol brought to you by the podcast CraftLit: A Podcast for Crafters Who Love Books. In the previous episode I promised to link to a webpage with lots of A.C.C. and Dickensian information. This is the compendium of useful links. In this episode I point you towards the CraftLit episodes that cover A Tale of Two Cities, and two other books:
Here are the various file formats you can use to listen to Dickens.
- a mini-video podcast you can watch here (see below)
- a video podcast you can put in your iTunes or on your iPod/iTouch/iPhone (right click here)
- or an audio file that can be played on any computer or mp3 player—right click here—>audio
A Christmas Carol—in prose, being a ghost story of Christmas by Charles Dickens
Read by Glen Halstrom for Librivox
You can also visit CraftLit’s main site, go straight to the CraftLit Library to download mp3 copies of old episodes, go to the Podshoppe to purchase mp3 audiobooks-wiht-benefits, go to iTunes to subscribe to CraftLit for free, to the iTunes/Amazon/Windows8 store to grab the free CraftLit app (which takes up less space on your iPhone or iTouch than downloading the episodes does), or listen via the players on the CraftLit site or here at MamaOKnits.
Don’t forget the rest of the Dickens of a Christmas blog hopping fun! Please follow the linky-links above to
- April of 21st Century Housewife
- Ken of Ken Albala’s Food Rant and many, many books about food which you should check out
- Sarah of Toranto Tasting Notes blog, print journalist, food blogger and author of an upcoming book about the home canning revolution
- Margo of Hat Shadows, a professional milliner for film, theater, opera and ballet. She teaches hatmaking courses so check out her blog!
- Diana of A Little Bit of Spain in Iowa
- Annette of Sustainable Eats
- and Me!
There will be recipes for the traditional foods Dickens wrote of in A Christmas Carol, or recipes that would have been found in Victorian England around the holidays. There will be a professional reading of the story available as a podcast. There will be giveaways, themed knitting patterns and quite possibly hats! There may be smoking bishop and suet cooked in organs. And there will certainly be much making of merry.
The blog entries will be rolling out starting this week and culminating Thanksgiving weekend to kick off your holidays in Victorian style.
So please do bookmark all our blogs and add them to your rss feeders. We’ll be using the below to link all the blog entries for the entire shebang so that you don’t miss a single one. We hope you enjoy this as much as we know we will! And we hope that you have a DICKENS OF A CHRISTMAS!
In case this all has made you hungry for your own bit of Dickens…