Christmas in the UK, where I grew up, thrives on tradition. Although conventionally described as a Christian celebration, a British Christmas has roots in ancient pagan festivals, subsequently layered with influences from around the world. In today's cosmopolitan (and largely secular) Britain, December 25th concerns itself as much with the Eastenders Omnibus
as it does the birth of Christ.
I wanted to know more about Christmas in the rest of the world...so, I turned to the… Continue
Posted on December 22, 2010 at 1:28am — 4 Comments