CHRISTMAS TALES - TRADITIONS

TRADITIONS OF CHRISTMAS

A LITTLE BOY WROTE TO SANTA CLAUSE

A little boy wrote to Santa Clause

A PEACEFUL NIGHT

One interesting and long held Scandinavian

A QUIET MAGIC DESCENDS

Oh how a quiet magic descends

ABANDONING THE NATIVITY

It’s ironic that schools Are abandoning the nativity

AFTER THREE WEEKS OR SO

After three weeks or so Working in the grotto

ALL ACROSS THIS COUNTRY

All across this country All across this land

ALL AT ONCE

In the not so distant past, there was a tradition

ANOTHER OLD FOLKS CHRISTMAS PARTY

Another old folks Christmas party Old friends well met, hail and hearty

ARE YOU WEARING A CHRISTMAS SWEATER?

Are you wearing a Christmas sweater?

ARE YOU WEARING IT FOR A REASON? # 1

Are you wearing it for a reason?

ARE YOU WEARING IT FOR A REASON? # 2

Are you wearing it for a reason?

ARE YOU WEARING IT THE RIGHT WAY?

Are you wearing it the right way? I heard the pretty girl say

ARE YOU WEARING PLAITS?

Are you wearing plaits? Seriously though are you

BAVARIA

In the Roman Catholic areas of southern Germany, such as in Bavaria, Sankt Nikolaus still appears

CAROLING IN WALES

The Welsh are a very musical nation

CHRISTMAS (ACROSTIC)

Candles burn on advent crown, Holly boughs are cut,

CHRISTMAS BERRY

The Christmas berry Evergreen and spiny

CHRISTMAS CARD SELECTION

I bought a bumper selection Of Christmas cards today

CHRISTMAS DAY JUST AFTER LUNCH

Christmas day just after Lunch My family, being a fun loving bunch

CHRISTMAS DREAM # 3

I dream of Christmas

CHRISTMAS FERN

Christmas ferns Abundant and evergreen

CHRISTMAS FLOWER

The Christmas flower Festively untypical

CHRISTMAS ROSE

Christmas rose The Evergreen beauty

CHRISTMAS STAR

The Christmas star Festively untypical

CROATIAN CHRISTMAS

In northern and central Croatia Sveti Nikola brings gifts to children on December 6th. It has

DEAR SANTA, ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS

Dear Santa, all I want for Christmas is

DEPARTMENT STORE SANTA

Against my better judgment I took my young son to the store

DER WEIHNACHTSMANN

In Germany Der Weihnachtsmann or Father Christmas brings presents

DO YOU KNOW WHAT SANTA BRINGS

Do you know what Santa brings naughty

FROSTY, WINDY, CLOUDY AND SQUALLY

Frosty, Windy, Cloudy and Squally,

GREETINGS TO THE WORLD

"Happy Christmas" is what I chose to say But many greetings are used for the day

I LOVE THE SMELLS OF CHRISTMAS

I love the smells of Christmas Like Cinnamon and Ginger

IF YOU ARE OUT CAROL SINGING

If you are out Carol Singing

IT’S CHRISTMAS EVE

It’s Christmas Eve

JULENISSE - JOLLY BRINGER OF GIFTS

In the Christmas tradition of the Scandinavian

LITTLE BOXES

Little parcels by the fireside Little parcels wrapped in pretty paper

MY FAVOURITE THINGS AT XMAS # 4

The reindeer that fly like the birds on the wing

NORWEGIAN GIFT

A gift arrives each year From across the sea

PICTURE WINDOW

The Germans love to decorate their homes at Christmas time

RED SOCKS

Long red socks

RED VELVET

I think a velvet suit Especially one red hued

REMEMBER, REMEMBER THE SIXTH OF DECEMBER

Remember, remember the sixth of December

ROBIN

Crimson breasted Perching on a gate

SANS DAY CAROL

The "Sans Day Carol," is a traditional carol from Cornwall.

SANTA'S SOJOURN

Since the 1950s Santa Claus has, once the Christmas rush is over of course, happily sojourned at Napapiiri, near Rovaniemi in the artic circle. While there he has always been more than happy to meet children and the young at heart.

SEASONS COME AND GO

Seasons come and go, but For me the festive season

SHOPS IN THE HIGH STREET

Shops in the high street Are full to overflowing

SNIP! SNAP! CHRISTMAS

S nip! Snap! Dragon! Here comes the flaming bowl

STREET LIGHTS

So many people decorate the outside of there house's now with colored lights that the big

THE GIFT OF GIVING

Gift giving Is in itself a gift

THE HANGING OF GREENS – GARLANDS

The hanging of greens, such as Holly, Ivy and Mistletoe is a British winter tradition with

THE HANGING OF GREENS – HOLLY

The hanging of greens, such as Holly,

THE HANGING OF GREENS – IVY

The hanging of greens, such as holly, ivy and Mistletoe is a British winter tradition with origins far before the Christian era.

THE HANGING OF GREENS – MISTLETOE

The hanging of greens, such as Holly, Ivy and Mistletoe

THE HANGING OF GREENS – WREATHS

The hanging of greens, such as Holly, Ivy and Mistletoe

THE KISSING BOUGH

The kissing bough was made out of mistletoe,

THE NORWEGIAN TREE

The Christmas tree that stands in Trafalgar square every is the traditional Christmas gift to the people of Britain

THE OFFICE PARTY

The office party Was relief from the slog

THE QUEEN’S SPEECH # 1

We listen at 3pm on Christmas day

THE QUEEN’S SPEECH # 2

The Queen it would appear

THE SLAVA CANDLE

After the Krsna Slava ceremony In Serbia

THERE IS A POPULAR MYTH ABOUT RUDOLPH

There is a popular myth about Rudolph

THERE IS AN OLD SAYING

There is an old saying

UP AT THE CRACK OF DAWN

Don’t worry that the little ones

VISITING SANTA

You have to wait in line To see Santa, but that’s fine

WHO ATE ALL THE PIES?

The old fat fella In the big red suit

INSULTED SANTA

The local shopping Mall Santa