How Wisdom go out

(Jana Elizabeth) Long ago, one old man had all the wisdom in world. His name was Father Anansi, and in some mysterious way he was related to the trickster spider of the same name. People always came to him with questions like:“Father Anansi, what should I do to make my son behave better?”and:“Father Anansi, what should I do to make my aunty well again?”and:“Father Anansi, … Continue reading How Wisdom go out

Who is Krampus?

HISTORY OF KRAMPUS ✨🎅🎄 The legend is part of a centuries old Christmas tradition in Germany, where Christmas celebrations begin in early December.Krampus was created as a counterpart to kindly St. Nicholas, who rewarded children with sweets. Krampus, in contrast, would swat “wicked” children and take them away to his lair.According to folklore, Krampus purportedly shows up in towns the night before December 6, known … Continue reading Who is Krampus?

Papa PanovS

CHRISTMAS TALES 🎅🎄 Author: Leo Tolstoy It was Christmas Eve and although it was still afternoon, lights had begun to appear in the shops and houses of the little Russian village, for the short winter day was nearly over. Excited children scurried indoors and now only muffled sounds of chatter and laughter escaped from closed shutters.Old Papa Panov, the village shoemaker, stepped outside his shop … Continue reading Papa PanovS

Era la vispera de Navidad

CUENTO DE NAVIDAD 🎅🎄 Autor: Clement Clarke MooreTraducido por Orly Borges Junto al fuego colgaban los calcetines vacíos, seguros que pronto vendría Santa Claus. Sobre la cama, acurrucaditos y bien abrigados, los niños dormían, mientras dulces y bombones danzaban alegres en sus cabecitas. Y mamá con pañoleta, y yo con gorro de dormir, nos disponíamos para un largo sueño invernal.De pronto en el prado surgió … Continue reading Era la vispera de Navidad