Day: December 13, 2018

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The Gävle Goat Guess

24 Festive Tasks: Door 17 – St. Lucia’s Day, Task 4: Guess (scout’s honor, NO GOOGLING!): Did the Gävle Goat survive this year? For background: The Gävle Goat is a straw effigy erected in Gävle, Sweden, every year at the beginning of Advent.  It is infamous for being burned down ahead of time, which as […]

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A Crown of Light Made from Book Covers

24 Festive Tasks: Door 17 – St. Lucia’s Day, Task 3: Create a “crown of light” from book covers prominently featuring a lighted candle. My feeble attempt at creating the approximation of a circular St. Lucia’s crown: Inspiration for the book covers: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/3734.Lamps_torches_candelabras_on_the_cover https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/33553.Candles_and_Lamps (These don’t have to be books from your own shelves!)   […]

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