Saturday 24 December 2016

Nadolig Llawen i Chi

Hi my nerdlets, this is just me popping in to say Nadolig Llawen i Chi/Happy Christmas To (All of) You!

Christmas cookies

And if you don't celebrate Christmas, then have a great festive celebration of whatever sort you're having, or just a nice day in general :)

Here in Wales (those who are playing the when-she-mentions-Wales drinking game, take a swig!) we grow up with Father Christmas in first-language-English homes.

First-language-Welsh homes, and those who go to Welsh-language-medium schools, have Siôn Corn, which roughly translates to Jack Chimney - a festive spirit who wears green and lives in chimneys.

Of course, both Father Christmas and Siôn Corn have been absorbed into that conglomeration of European figures which is Santa Claus - so that's basically what you'll see around the place.

And, because I couldn't resist sharing this with you, here's a more-than-slightly bemusing finger puppet video in Welsh from YouTube:


  1. Merry Christmas Cee! Hope you have a wonderful day :)

  2. Meerrrry Chrisstmas, Cee Arr!! Getting to know you this year has been an absolute pleasure. I love your blog, your writing, your online presence. Thank you for being so awesome!
    Hope you're having a lovely weekend.

    1. Merry Christmas Naz! Feliz Navidad, Nadolig Llawen i ti, & Joyeux Noel! (Ok, I've run out of languages I can say Merry Christmas in now!)

      I'm so glad I stumbled across your blog one day and have gotten to know and be inspired by you :) You're amazing XD

  3. Merry Christmas to you too, lovely! I hope you enjoy celebrating this year and that you had an amazing day <3 Now we're all just relaxing here on boxing day at the moment :3


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