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Easter traditions around the world

Easter traditions around the world

| March 24, 2016

We’re all familiar with Easter eggs and hot cross buns, but here are some more unusual Easter traditions from around the world. Who knows, you might want to incorporate one or two into your own family’s Easter repertoire. Others you’d be better off leaving well alone…   Dressing up as witches In Sweden and parts […]

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Leap Year world traditions

Leap Year world traditions

| February 26, 2016

Spring is going to take a bit longer to arrive this year, as a leap year means February gains an extra day. Leap years came about because it takes a little longer than 365 days for the Earth to orbit the Sun. So to stop the seasons getting out of synch, an extra day is […]

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