“Running to the window, he opened it, and put out his head.
No fog, no mist; clear, bright, jovial, stirring, cold; cold, piping for the blood to dance to; Golden sunlight; Heavenly sky; sweet fresh air; merry bells. Oh, glorious. Glorious!
‘What’s to-day?’ cried Scrooge, calling downward to a boy in Sunday clothes, who perhaps had loitered in to look about him.
‘Eh?’ returned the boy, with all his might of wonder.
‘What’s to-day, my fine fellow?’ said Scrooge.
‘To-day?’ replied the boy. ’Why, Christmas Day.’
‘It’s Christmas Day!’ said Scrooge to himself. ’I haven’t missed it!.”
You have certainly known the story this bit was taken, it’s A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens and it’s with these words that Emilia Romagna tourism would like to send all of you our wishes for the upcoming holidays.