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Countdown To Christmas – Here Come Sandy Claws

Posted in christmas, countdown to christmas, mondo international on December 8, 2008 by planetmondo


By gumbo it’s getting close to Christmas, and in celebration of the international spirit of this festivo cajun* – O Tannenbaum (Oh Christmas Tree), Feliz Navidad (seen it for years, but not a clue what it means) – it’s time to fire up the yule blog with a fistful of creole flavoured critters. So, Kick off your boots, put down that alligator, light your clay pipe, give your cousin a squeeze and your squeeze box a kiss (or is it the other way around?) and shake a festive leg to this fistful of swamp dweller stompers..

Hadley Castille the ‘cajun swamp fiddler’ (his phrase not mine), has a name uncannily close to one of my childhood haunts, and a sight still seen daily on my shuntings to London – Hadleigh Castle

Hadley Castille – Up on a Housetop


Hadley Castille – Blue Christmas

Justin Wilson (who he?) has the loose boozy bumble of a chap that’s been necking the nog like a champ – zshingle bellsh indeed!

Justin Wilson – Jingle Bells

Justin Wilson – Here Comes Santa Claus

It Caimen ‘pon a midnight clear

*Yes I’m aware I’m really pushing my luck with this, but please – take it with a pinch of ‘Carry On Christmas’