Curious Catalan Christmas Traditions

Though my family and I now live in Slovenia, we spent three Christmases in Catalunya, and have picked up some peculiar Christmas traditions during our time there. I'm not sure how well-known these are outside of Catalunya, so I thought I'd share them here. If you're ever in or around Barcelona at Christmas, you might... Continue Reading →

The Quarantine Diaries #36: Holiday Time!

Whether it's Christmas, Hanukkah or the Winter solstice, chances are the coming weeks are a season of celebration for you, at least under normal circumstances. One thing I love about the WordPress community is how it connects readers and writers from all over the world, different time zones, seasons and traditions, and allows us to... Continue Reading →

Slovene Cuisine #9: Potica

This is an authentic Slovenian cake recipe which dates back to the Middle Ages. It is traditionally served at weddings, at Easter and of course at Christmas, which makes it the perfect festive recipe to share with you today. It can be made with a variety of fillings, the most popular and traditional being walnuts... Continue Reading →

Two festive poems published today

I am grateful to have my work published at the following sites today: Sarah writes poems - 'Wintertide.'Spillwords Press - 'Incensed.' 'Wintertide' - Day 16 in Sarah's Poetry Advent Calendar Sarah Connor, poet, writer and bartender at dVerse has put together an absolutely fantastic advent calendar featuring poems for every day of December until Christmas... Continue Reading →

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