Genre: Folklore

The Yule Lads: A Celebration of Icelands Christmas Folklore

Gifts left in shoes, milk disappearing from the fridge, mysterious figures whisking into the Christmas time in Iceland this can mean only one thing - the Yule Lads are back in town! Over the centuries the Icelanders have developed a highly unusual set of Yuletide traditions, from the food they eat - smoked lamb, rotten skate and leaf bread - to their colourful