Hudson Originally from Scotland
My memories of being a child in Scotland include decorating our artificial Christmas tree 12 days before Christmas. And we would always take it down 12 days after Christmas. On Christmas Eve, we would have our baths and then biscuits and milk before bed. Of course, we would also put out a plate of biscuits andmilk for Santa and carrots for the reindeer. My sister, brother and I would go to our rooms and sing Christmas carols togetherbeforewewent to sleep.
On Christmasmorning, we would get up and see if Santa had been. One of us would stand guard over the presents and the other two would run off to drag our parents out of bed. We would spend the day playing with our presents and thenwatch TheWizard ofOZ. We would get dressed up in our new clothes and have our traditional turkey with roast potatoes, brussels sprout, carrots, gravy, stuffing, chipolatas and cranberry sauce. We would pull our crackers, put on the paper hats and read the jokes enclosed in the crackers. Once we finished dinner we would have trifle for dessert. Aswegot older, wewere allowed a glass ofsherryandthenwe’dplayournewboardgames.