A Corsican Christmas in Times Past

Here’s today’s offering from Christmas with the Crooked Cats. Ever wondered what Christmas is like in Corsica? Wonder no more. Join us, and catch up on the stories and articles that have already been posted. Part one of my story, “Making the Best of Things, or, Five Stay Home for Christmas” will be posted on 16th December. Come and join the fun. https://www.facebook.com/groups/737252102990447/?fref=ts

Vanessa Couchman

The church at Nonza on Cap Corse The church at Nonza on Cap Corse

I live in southwest France but I’m very attached to the island of Corsica and fascinated by its culture and customs.

My historical novel The House at Zaronza takes place mostly on Corsica during the early 20th century. The main character, Maria, goes to Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve with her parents. How did Corsicans celebrate Christmas in the past? 

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