By Dr Maria Vivod Revena was an annual winter custom held on ‘Clean Monday’, the Monday before Ash Wednesday in the Northern Serbian region of Vojvodina. According to the Vojvodinian tradition this Monday was dedicated to cleaning up the house before the Easter-lent: all the ‘fat’-food was to be either eaten or given away (usually… Continue reading Revena – a women’s winter feast from Vojvodina, Serbia
For a little bit of fun this holiday season, the C&C Team would like to send out Xmas cards, or should we say Kramp-mas cards, to our C&C followers. If you’d like some holiday cheer to brighten up what has been a truly gloomy year, feel free to send us your address and we’ll add… Continue reading Kramp-mas cards this holiday season!
The winter season is closely upon us and what better way to celebrate than through the sharing of stories, folklore, and magic. From now until February, the Coffee & Cocktails® Podcast is doing a call for short articles focusing on winter festivals, celebrations, and traditions. If you have a topic you would like to share,… Continue reading Call for articles on winter festivals, traditions, and magic!
By Giada Perini I was about eight years old when the first signs of my stammer started to show. I remember clearly being able to read out loud in front of all my classmates with no problem at all, and then one day, for no clear reason, things started to become difficult. My reading was… Continue reading That time they told me I had a stammer in Italian, so I thought I would speak three other languages
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