What Is Boxing Day?
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What Is Boxing Day?

In most former and current English territories, Boxing Day is celebrated on the 26th of December. An extra day off is always massively appreciated, but does anyone really know what Boxing Day is about?  As you visit your family and friends, let’s enlighten you a bit. Now Boxing Day began in England during the Middle Ages…

9 Things Not To Do For Christmas
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9 Things Not To Do For Christmas

It’s here ladies and gentlemen, the highlight of December. The reason to be alive during this time. Christmas. Everyone (those who celebrate it that is) wants to have the perfect Christmas filled with joy, food, and family. But somehow there are things out there that are a disaster waiting to happen. So here is a list of…

Folkore and Christmas in The Caribbean
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Folkore and Christmas in The Caribbean

It was a nagging question that was floating around. What is it with Duppies and Grotesque characters around Christmas? How can one of the most joyous occasions have such haunting characters? We checked it out and this is what we got. Jamaica Duppy©TheoJunior/Flickr Europeans brought Christianity to the Caribbean and with this Christmas was brought…