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Christmas in the North West

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Christmas in the North West craine1998 Our Christmas celebrations start on Christmas Eve with a Crib Service in our local church. Giant figures from the navity scene are carried into church and everyone sings traditional carols and listens to readings about the first Christmas. Our four children love to watch as the Baby Jesus is

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My Traditional Family Christmas.

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My Traditional Family Christmas. Jemma I usually start thinking about Christmas at late October time. All my family and friends think I’m strange because I think about it so early but say that they would be worried if I didn’t! My family puts up our tree in the middle of December, about a week after

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A rural English Christmas

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A rural English Christmas I grew up in a village in the East of England I grew up in a village in the East of England, in a family which was close knit and happy. Christmas was always a good time, but underlying the food, the fun and the presents there was always something more,

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A Perfect Christmas

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A Perfect Christmas Rosie, 13 Usually in late evening, we light the open fire, watch TV, and put out our stockings and mince pies and brandy for Father Christmas, and a carrot for Rudolph. Then we go to bed, excitedly waiting for the next morning. We usually get up at 6.30, and go into our

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