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St Nicolas Nicked My Chocolates

On the night of the 6th of December, French children leave their shoes by the chimney for St Nicolas. The hero saved three little children from their death, the poor souls having been chopped into pieces by a forest butcher and put to marinate in salt for seven years. Every year St Nicolas comes back for the children, leaving chocolates in their little slippers.   My parents didn’t use to follow this tradition until […]

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