Tagged: tradition

Groundhog Day explained

Groundhog Day is 25 years old today. Not only has it become a cult classic over the years, it has become a classic classic. Here is a brief documentary about everything you need to know...

Traditional Laplander reindeer castration

Lapland casts a powerful spell: there’s something lonely and intangible here that makes it magical. The midnight sun, the Sámi peoples, the aurora borealis and roaming reindeer are all components of this – as...

Christmas present

One of the main reasons we have the custom of giving and receiving presents at Christmas, is to remind us of the presents given to Jesus by the Wise Men: Frankincense, Gold and Myrrh....

Gävle goat

Every year for Advent, the town of Gävle, Sweden, builds a giant Christmas goat out of straw. And every year, arsonists do their best to bring it down. This time, despite high-tech cameras and...