A very merry Christmas and a peaceful, happy, New Year to everyone who has visited A Bit About Britain in 2017, everyone that follows it, leaves comments and helps inspire it. If Christmas is not part of your culture – have a happy one anyway and enjoy the holiday if you get one.
- Christmas Magic – the discovery that little Johnny’s dad is a pillock, plus a good bit about the magic of Christmas and our ancient customs.
- A bit about Christmas cards – it’s a huge market – here’s something about the habit and history of Christmas cards.
- The custom and origins of Christmas crackers – a weird tradition when you think about it. What are Christmas crackers anyway, and where did they come from?
- Christmas at Liberty – spare a thought for those that worship retail…
- The Christmas Truce 1914 – what is the truth behind this endearing, and enduring, story?
And if the family’s gone, there’s nothing on TV and the pub is closed, there are hundreds of other articles for you to browse through on A Bit About Britain, places to visit listed on the directory to help you plan your trips around Britain next year, and much, much more. I can hardly contain my excitement; but of course I’ll try…