Monthly Archives: December 2010

Montol and the Mock

I’m looking forward to Montol …. our very own Midwinter procession with guise dancing, lanterns and music – more Saturnalia than Christmas. There will also be the lighting of a Yule log – the ‘mock’, a Cornish version of the … Continue reading

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Green before Red

Midwinter, Yule, Christmas….   winter holiday celebrations here in the UK are a hodgepodge of native and imported customs and myths. The identity and appearance of the central holiday figure known as Father Christmas has changed significantly over time. Even in … Continue reading

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