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Christmas food

Christmas food

I am going to church, Watson. I believe such attendance was a prominent element of the Christmas season before the giving of gifts and the consumption of certain fowl became de rigueur? Sherlock Holmes If I could work my will every idiot who goes about with ‘Merry Christmas’ on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart. He should! Ebenezer Scrooge People are so … Continue reading

Short history of England and literary notes

Short history of England and literary notes

Short history of England and literary notes from the origin up to modern age The first inhabitants of Britain were the Iberians, they had settled in the country between 3000 and 2000 B.C. About 2000 B.C. a new race of Alpine stock, coming from the Low Countries reached Britain. They blended with the Iberians and achieved a good standard of civilization, they are known as the Beaker Folk. Among the first waves of Celtic tribes … Continue reading

Halloween or All Hallows’ Eve

Halloween or All Hallows’ Eve

Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble. William Shakespeare When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers ’tis near Halloween. Anonymous I love Halloween, and I love that feeling: the cold air, the spooky dangers lurking around the corner. Evan Peters Every day is Halloween, isn’t it? For some of us. Tim Burton There is magic in the night when pumpkins glow by moonlight. Anonymous Shadows … Continue reading