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5 more rocks that look a bit like people

It’s been almost three years since our last round-up of rocks that look a bit like people, so I think it’s about time for another, don’t you?

5 European Santa alternatives

5 European Santa alternatives

It probably goes without saying that our Father Christmas is the one true Father Christmas but, nevertheless, let’s take a look at who else might be filling the stockings around Europe:

5 folk tales from around the world

5 folk tales from around the world

It’s story time! Every country has their own folk tales – stories that have been passed down through generations, usually involving some kind magic or sorcery, and representing a moral code or a life lesson. I assume each story says something about the psyche of the nation it comes from, so make of these what you will! I’ve given my verdict at the end of each story. Please let us know what you think though!

May Day celebrations throughout Europe

May Day celebrations throughout Europe

In Britain, the words “May Day” conjure up images of men morris dancing (ie jumping around with wooden sticks and bells on their knees), girls dancing around a 10-foot ribbon-adorned pole and the election of a May Queen. However, our European counterparts celebrate the day in many different ways…