October to December
31st December - New Year's Eve
Fireworks and flares followed by a first footer... and New Year's Day arrives with NO sweeping out that Good Luck
21st December - Feast of St Thomas the Apostle
Instructions of 'How to Dream About Your Future Husband' are included in this piece
13th December - St. Lucia's Day
It seems that older traditions recognize the duality of powerful forces.
5th / 6th December - Feast of St. Nicholas and Krampus
small gifts and treats left in either shoes or stockings... or something a little less delightful... how did it all begin?
8th November - St Cybi / St Cuby
Cyngar was older and had lost his teeth. A milking cow was kept to provide him with food ... and that led to a lot of bad tempered cursing....