Christmas, Linda (Irene)

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CHRISTMAS, Linda (Irene)

CHRISTMAS, Linda (Irene). British, b. 1943. Genres: Travel/Exploration. Career: Swindon Evening Advertiser, Swindon, England, journalist, 1966-68; Times Educational Supplement, London, England, journalist, 1969-70; Guardian, London, journalist, 1971-82; freelance writer, 1982-; City University, London, senior lecturer in journalism, 1989-. Publications: The Ribbon and the Ragged Square: An Australian Journey (nonfiction), 1986; Chopping Down the Cherry Trees: A Portrait of Britain in the Eighties, 1990. Author of radio documentaries. Parliamentary sketch writer for London Times, 1985. Contributor to periodicals, including London Times. Address: 47 Thornhill Sq., London N1 1BE, England.