Tag Archives: Christmas Folklore

Holiday Folklore: The Yule Cat

THE YULE CAT The oldest written sources on the Yule Cat are from the Nineteenth Century. These refer to the fact that those who do not get a new item of clothing for Yule are destined to become offerings for … Continue reading

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Holiday Reads: The Old Magic of Christmas

The Old Magic of Christmas: Yuletide Traditions For The Darkest Days of The Year by Linda Raedisch Not so very long ago, Yuletide was as much a chilling season of ghosts and witches as it was a festival of goodwill. … Continue reading

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Holiday Folklore: Christmas Superstitions

Christmas Green Rituals Candle Mass Day on 2nd February was the traditional time to remove midwinter greenery, whereas few believed to take down the greenery on the twelfth night after Christmas Eve. It was considered bad luck to leave the … Continue reading

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