Sausage Swiper Arrives in Town


Sausage Swiper Arrives in Town

The ninth Yule Lad, Sausage Swiper (also known as Sausage Snatcher), is here! As his name suggests, Sausage Swiper (Bjúgnakrækir in Icelandic) has an affinity for sausages and is known to steal smoked sausages.


Illustration: Magnús Valur Pálsson.

The Yule Lads, the Icelandic version of Santa Claus, one of the differences being that there are 13 of them, come down from the mountains one by one to treat well-behaved children to presents.

Click here and here to read more about the Yule Lads.