Happy 1st Birthday! With a Gingerbread House from Brothers Grimm’s Fairytale ‘Hansel and Gretel’ (1812)

This year I feel the countdown to Christmas has completely slipped through my fingers: even with the aid of a beautiful advent calendar, a couple of trips to Christmas markets, and mince pies distributed to my students on the very last day of term, I feel I have reached Christmas rather unprepared: just the time to hop on a flight, with some gifts still to … Continue reading Happy 1st Birthday! With a Gingerbread House from Brothers Grimm’s Fairytale ‘Hansel and Gretel’ (1812)