a NEW year, a NEW begining

For centuries cultures have celebrated the New Year in some way. The earliest records date back to the Babylonians’ with the celebration of Akitu,where they celebrated the mythical victory of the Babylonian sky god Marduk over the evil sea goddess Tiamat, It wasn’t until Julia Cesar that January 1st became New Years Day. “A kiss Read More

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Gift giving is a long-standing tradition of Christmas, a timeless tradition that originated back in the Roman 2nd Century AD, with a festivity known as Saturnalia. According to Wikipedia, Saturnalia “was an ancient Roman festival in honour of the deity Saturn, held on 17 December of the Julian calendar and later expanded with festivities through to 23 December. The holiday was celebrated Read More