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The lost traditions of Christmas

The lost traditions of Christmas

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Many ancient festive customs, such as lighting the yule log and going out carolling, still exist. Others, however, have disappeared into the mists of time.

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Father’s Day Facts

Father’s Day Facts

| June 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Father’s Day takes place on the third Sunday in June every year. In 2013 it is on the 16th. Men in the north and east of Germany celebrate “Vatertag” by setting out on hiking tours in the hills, pulling wagons filled with beer and traditional food. Father’s Day is the fifth-biggest card-sending day, according to […]

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Spring

Spring

| March 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

A poem by Gerard Manley Hopkins.

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