Bloggen

Categories:

What in the world is ”Twentieth Knut Day”…? 🙂 St Knut’s Day. In Swedish tjugondag jul (Twentieth day of Christmas) or tjugondag Knut (Twentieth Knut Day) The 13th of January marks 20 days after Christmas, and the end of Christmas here in Sweden. Today is the day that you traditionally remove the Christmas decorations that have been up since first of Advent, and you have a Christmas tree plundering party (julgransplundring) with dancing around the Christmas tree before you throw it away. Like dancing around the Maypole at Midsummer. Same dances, basically the same songs with a few Christmassy exceptions. Why change a winning concept? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1uJPmCl4Ow] So following tradition, I today cleaned out Christmas. Out with the cosy lights and candles. I will miss them! Just lighting it all up one last time! Farewell beautiful advent candles. Farewell, my favourite decoration – my ”tomte” lamps. Bye bye electrical advent lights, […]

Categories:

When this entry goes ”live”, I am at work, a couple of hours away from a two and a half week holiday over Christmas and New Year’s! I am writing this in my bed the night before, before I go to sleep – am so tired! So to make this simple but hopefully a little bit interesting – I thought I’d be doing a short Christmas tag. I found a list of ten questions on the internet about Christmas that I thought I’d answer. Just for fun! And I would love to read your answers too in a comment here or if you have your own blog you can take the tag with you and answer it there. Just give me your address so I can read them. Ok here we go (Source) 1. Whats Your Favorite Holiday Movie? International: Love Actually. Swedish: Astrid Lindgrens jul 🙂 2. What Are […]