The World’s Funniest Christmas Tradition

(Photo by Wikipedia contributor ‘Ekasha’)

Catalonians have some unique Christmas traditions. Their nativity sets are often elaborate, and each set must include a peasant figure called the ‘Caganer‘. This figure sits in the corner of the stable doing a poo. Seriously. Last Christmas I made some caganer figures for friends.

El caganer means “the pooper” (that’s the kid-friendly translation, at least). The traditional caganer is shown in the photograph above. From the front he looks innocent enough. From behind it’s a completely different story. Click through to see what he looks like.

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Quokka- Christmas (shepherds)

The lighting in this one was a lot of fun. I’m not sure how quokkas would go being shepherds, seeing as how they’re a little bit smaller than sheep…

Merry Christmas everyone, thanks for reading the Quokka this year… thanks for all your comments. Have a safe holiday break.

James 🙂

Quokka, issue 698, December 17 2009- Christmas (shepherds)