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There are some weird traditions around New Year: make a noise, i.e. party horns, sirens, to say goodbye to the old year; eat lucky food (bannocks in Ireland, 12 grapes at midnight in Spain); drink wassail in parts of England, … Continue reading

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Candles to Christmas

Advent begins on Sunday, and it’s a time of preparation for Christmas. The season can be used for introspection and prayer, turning to confidence and delight. It’s also four weeks of baking, shopping, and stress. But the symbols for the … Continue reading

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A Traditional Meal

Thanksgiving this weekend. Today I’m thinking of the traditions associated with the feast. But, vegetarian that I am, I will indulge in my favourite: spinach pizza. The poem is for everyone else … A A A TRADITIONAL MEAL turkey takes … Continue reading

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