A merry... weird Christmas!

A merry… weird Christmas!

More than celebrating the white season of presents and serenity, some nations around the Globe can boast a merry… weird Christmas! So we all have harmless, generous Santa Claus, with his red cloak and bag full of presents (ever since his first appearance in the 1931 Coca Cola commercial) and the adorned Christmas tree; but would you imagine…

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A tale of mistletoe

A tale of mistletoe

Dear friends, Christmas is coming with its carol song and ringing bells. Today, we have a tale of mistletoe to tell. We all know it’s always welcome to kiss under the mistletoe, but how did this parasite plant attain such popularity? And where do the legends come from? In the old Norse and Celtic tradition, magical powers…

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