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CATALONIA: Caga tió

Caga tió
Caga torró, avellanes i mató
Si no cagues bé
et daré un cop de bastó
Caga tió

.en translation

Poo log
Poo nougat, hazelnuts and mató (cheese)
If you don’t poo well,
I’ll hit you with a stick
Poo log!

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December 3, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

In the Bleak Midwinter

January 15, 2019 at 7:24 pm Leave a comment

ANNIVERSARY: The Snowman


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December 28, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

The Jolly Christmas Postman


by Janet and Allan Ahlberg

It’s Christmas Eve and the JOLLY POSTMAN is delivering greetings to various fairy-tale characters – there’s a card for Baby Bear, a game appropriately called ‘Beware’ for Red Riding Hood from Mr Wolf, a get-well jigsaw for hospitalised Humpty Dumpty and three more surprise envelopes containing letters, cards, etc. Everyone’s favourite postman keeps on peddling his bicycle up hill and down dale . . . and into everybody’s hearts.

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December 25, 2018 at 12:25 pm Leave a comment

Joulutarina – Christmas Story

This Christmas, a great secret will be revealed. Have you ever wonder how Santa Claus came to be Santa?
A long time ago, the world’s greatest story was born when a young boy named Nikolas took on a mysterious
mission and created a legend that would be carried on from generation to generation. This magical and
heartwarming tale of how the gift giving tradition was created will bring holiday joy to the entire family!

December 24, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Mambo


Billy May and His Orchestra
From “Christmas with the Kranks”

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December 21, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Walk This World at Christmastime

Let’s take a stroll around the world,
to all four corners of the globe.
Peek through windows, open doors,
watch as Christmastime unfolds . . .

A collection of global cultures, Walk This World at Christmastime illustrates the ways people around the world celebrate Christmas. Travel to a new set of countries with every turn of the page. Lift the numbered flaps for all the fun of an Advent calendar in a format to be read again and again.

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December 18, 2018 at 5:25 am Leave a comment

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