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Gluggagægir – The tenth Icelandic Yule Lad to come to town

gluggagaejirTonight, Gluggagægir (Window Peeper), the first of the thirteen Icelandic Yule lads, will come to town! Have you been naughty or nice? Will you get candy or a potato?

Again, the name really says it all. However, it’s important to note that his intentions, although not honourable, are mostly food-related. He only peeps in windows in order to locate food he could possibly steal.

Read about all the Icelandic Yule Lads and their extended family here.

Illustration by Elín Elísabet Einarsdóttir

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