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December 19, 2019

Have an old time Christmas

Are we allowing some of our local Christmas traditions and customs to go the way of all flesh? It seems so. There’s a great difference in […]
December 19, 2019

Moving from ‘house-to-house’

Ever went paranging? Did you know there’s an order in which the Parang is sung? Ethnomusicology and Spanish lecturer Dr Francisca Allard shares with readers the […]
December 19, 2019

T&T’s littlest Christmas village

Looking at it can leave you with a sense of awe. Try not to touch! Senior writer Lara Pickford-Gordon pays a visit to the Christmas village […]
December 19, 2019

Careful what you put on that Christmas plate

Christmas is a celebration, and one thing most celebrations have in common is food – and lots of it. But we need to watch what we’re […]
December 17, 2019

What does your Advent checklist look like?

Christmas Eve (December 24) marks the end of the season of Advent. Here are five things to consider when reflecting whether your Advent has been a […]
December 17, 2019

The profound symbolism of violet and rose in Advent

Even blue and red, the colours that make violet, have spiritual symbolism! Advent is a special time of preparation in the liturgical year, focusing our hearts […]