Family and the holidays

For the life of me, I can’t believe we are already back around to Jul. I could swear to you that it was just Midsommar. That my life this year has been all sorts of crazy and hectic would be … Continue reading

God Jul

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Gävle’s 2013 Julbock is now up.

If you were reading this blog last year, you’d know I have a deep and utterly irrational love of the Swedish julbock. Nothing says Yule to me quite like it. The city of Gävle has celebrated the last 46 years … Continue reading

Wishing Everyone a Glad Jul!

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A Practical Guide for Keeping the Yuletide Vigil for Urban Living

The winter solstice is almost upon us, being just a little over a week away. That means Yuletide festivities are about to start and many good folk are getting more grey hair as they try to figure out how in … Continue reading

Customs for Children at Yule

One of the things I rarely ever discuss with anyone is children; let alone what they can do during the holidays. When I write blóts, I don’t write specific parts for children. Take what I’m about to say with a … Continue reading