Christmas in Great - Britain What you need in a home for the christmas? W ish es Cookies and milk Presents Socks Christmas cards Celebratory table AND… Christmas tree!!! Christmas Cards!!! History Of them Greeting card - a small, but very important element of any holiday, after all, it creates a unique atmosphere of celebration and even after many years can resurrect in our memories long forgotten holiday. Primal Christmas card often called medieval engraving depicting Christian motifs. They sold the church ministers and pilgrims at very high prices, such engravings decorate homes and handed to relatives and friends at Easter and Christmas. After some time, the engravings were draw different pictures and they were used as invitations for various celebrations. Something like Christmas cards and unique business cards, which more than a thousand years ago, China's inhabitants were sent to those who are unable to visit on holiday. These cards had no pattern, they are red and they wrote good wishes. In England, Christmas cards and came to Russia. In our country brought ready cards without inscription, congratulations written calligraphers, so this card was worth a lot of money. Traditions They like to live in a small house with a small garden. People around the world know the proverb: "House Englishman - his fortress." They say that the British respected the traditions even in food. Oatmeal - a dish which they are very fond. Many of them eat porridge with milk and sugar for breakfast. But the Scots, for example, never put sugar in cereals, they always put salt therein. Incidentally, eating breakfast in England between so - I and nine hours. Then, between twelve and two o'clock, it's time to lunch. Some British homes lunch - the biggest meal of the day - they eat meat or fish, vegetables, fruit or pudding. In the afternoon, the "tea time", the British love to have a cup of tea with milk. Some British diner late at night. For lunch they eat soup, meat or fish, vegetables, fruit or pudding. For dinner, they usually have a glass of milk and cake or a cup of tea with a sandwich. British tea - drinkers. They have it many times a day. Some Englishmen drink tea at breakfast, during lunch, after dinner, the "Tea Time" and at dinner. Some English family drink "afternoon tea" and do without supper. During the "evening tea" they eat cold meat, bread and butter, pastries and, of course, drink lots of tea. The English always drink tea cups and never - with glasses. Di d you know that British women in the new year bake pies ? When a young couple goes under the mistletoe they must kiss? And that Santa eats cookies? British Christmas is FANTASTIC!!! Poems about Christmas I am dreaming of white Christmas , With every christmas card i write, May your days be merry and bright, And May all your christmases be white. Marry Christmas. Love came down at Christmas; Love all lovely, love divine; Love was born at Christmas, Stars and angels gave the sign.