Lille Julaften

NOWWW–this is WINTER! 🙂

The World according to Dina

Schneegestoeber_kleiner, Foto: Hanne Siebers

Do you know that in Norway the day before Christmas Eve is a holiday? It’s called Lille Julaften – Little Christmas Eve. We, the lovely Bookfayries Siri & Selma, asked our dear Dina to explain this funny holiday and  her response was simple, It’s the day we celebrate the start of celebrations!”  This sounded like a brilliant excuse to our Master and us for a BIG party. And so it was decided: big celebration tonight! We are almost ready now – we’ve cleaned the house, we brought in and decorated our  fairy Christmas tree. In the kitchen the risgrøt , the rice porridge is simmering. Dina will serve it out with melted butter, cinnamon and sugar, but not before we had our traditional Christmas clean out in the sauna. The leftovers will be used for riskrem,  the traditional dessert on Juleaften, but then mixed with whipped cream…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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