24 December 2019
By Göran R Buckhorn
While most cultures and countries that celebrate Yuletide do it on 25 December, the ‘big’ day of Christmas in the Nordic countries is Julafton (Christmas Eve). In pre-Christian time, the pagan celebration of Jul is described in Old Norse sources as a time to drink Jul or Yule – a time to drink and eat well. This is still a tradition followed by many people in the Nordic countries.
However you celebrate these days in December – or not –, I wish you HTBS readers and contributors a peaceful time.
God Jul Göran!
And a God Jul right back at you!
And God Jul to our wonderful editor! It is a pleasure to work for you Göran.