Santa’s bag has a name – Beutolomäus

Did you know that Santa’s bag has a name? Well it’s “Beutolomäus“, or so the children’s TV channel KiKa would have us believe.

In a 13-part series “Beutolomäus kommt zum Weihnachtsmann” they tell the story of how the bag was made and chosen to be the _one_ bag to deliver all the presents on Christmas Eve.

Sarah likes watching it and tomorrow is the last part.

To see what it’s all about, visit the KiKa Homepage.

Opening hours – update

Last week I wrote about the new opening hours in Hessen.  Well, I got one detail wrong.  The shops will be allowed to open on Sundays and Bank Holidays for 6 hours, but only 4 times per year – and even then there are exceptions.  For example, they will not be allowed to open on Sundays during advent.

Weekly summary as podcast

I have now created my first podcast! A summary of the stories posted here this week can be downloaded here:

Listen to the podcast

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