Mardi Gras: Fat Tuesday. Somehow it sounds better in French. Traditionally it was when you ate all the rich foods left in your pantry before Lent’s 40 days of penitential fasting.
According to Wikipedia popular practices on Mardi Gras include “wearing masks and costumes, overturning social conventions, dancing, sports competitions, parades, debauchery, etc.”
I quite like the sound of the debauchery Continue reading