The Winter Solstice, The Light of Arthur, Rebirth of the Sun, The longest night of the year.
Yule log, evergreen boughs or wreaths, holly, ivy, fir trees, mistletoe hung in doorways, gold pillar candles, baskets of clove studded fruit, a simmering pot of wassail.
Seasonal Fruit and Veg:
Apples, Brussels -
Mulled Ale, Mulled wine
Green, Gold, Orange, Red, Silver, White, Yellow
Sacred White Buffalo, Stags, Squirrels, Wren/ Robin
Elf, Gnome, Kallikantzaroi (Greek chaos monsters), Phoenix, Trolls
Bloodstones, Diamonds, Emeralds, Garnets, Rubies,
Incense herbs include:
Ash, Bay Laurel, Blessed Thistle, Chamomile, Frankincense, Holly, Juniper, Mistletoe, Pine.
Balder, Befana, Cronos, Frey, Hertha, Holda, Holly King, Horua, Isis, Janus, Kronos, Lucina, Marduk, Mithras, Odin, Old Man Winter, Saturn, Sol Invicta, Tonazin
Wassailing the trees, burning the Yule log, decorating the Yule tree, exchanging of presents, kissing under the mistletoe