Tales of a Queen’s Christmas and Christmas Tree workers

A Journal of People report

The Queen of UK might spend Christmas at Sandringham, but she still puts on a spectacular festive display at Windsor Castle each December.

The royal family started retreating to their Norfolk estate in the late 1980s. But before to that the royal family used to spend Christmases at the historic royal venue. The then Princess Elizabeth, and her younger sister Princess Margaret, would even perform pantomimes for the rest of the family.

Nevertheless, the castle is now transformed with regal decorations to celebrate the festive season. The decoration is always an impressive display.

On the royal family’s social media account, they have shared an insight into the striking decorations as they all come together.Read More »

Santa, I Need Food And Blanket


Countercurrents.org | December 21, 2017

A 7-year-old girl in the US needs food, blanket and a toy. So, the little girl wrote to Santa, “This Christmas I would like a ball and a food. I need a [blanket].”

A “1st grader asks for food, blanket in heartbreaking letter to Santa” headlined Good Morning America report by Morgan Winsor in mid-December, a winter day, said:

“Ruth Espiricueta, a first-grade teacher at Monte Cristo Elementary School in Edinburg, Texas, asked her students this week to write a letter to Santa Claus about something they want and something they need, after a lesson about the difference between the two. [….]Read More »

Venezuelans Celebrate Run-Up to Christmas

by Rachael Boothroyd Rojas

Venezuelanalysis.com | 23 December, 2016

In this image gallery Venezuelanalysis brings readers a glimpse of Venezuelan holiday season traditions from the annual Christmas fair held in the Teresa Carreño theatre in Caracas. Running from November 30th-December 23rd, the festival allows cooperatives and collectives to showcase and sell their products and is a number-one spot for buying alternative Christmas gifts. The festival also includes daily musical shows, a play area for children, and cafes with home-baked goods.