St. Nicholas versus the Old Winterman

christmas-gifts

Or, Hungarian December holidays In Hungary, Christmas Eve is very important and is called 'Szent-Este' which means the Holy Evening (24th of December). People spend the evening with their family (and strictly only the closest family that day!) and decorate the Christmas Tree. Sometimes only the adults decorate the tree (entirely without the children therearound), so … Continue reading St. Nicholas versus the Old Winterman

There we go again, it’s coming

winter in Spain

Now, for some, it is yay and hurrays, for me it is definitely doomsday season.The months-long wet (not on the way some would want), cold, windy and sickening period is here again. Some have a fetish for this relentless suffering and they write its horrifying name starting with a capital letter: Winter. It suggests love … Continue reading There we go again, it’s coming