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24 Festive Tasks: The Eight Final Holidays

  The calendar’s eight final holidays and associated book tasks are: Door 17: Dec. 21 – Winter Solstice (Yule / Yaldā Night / Dongzhi / Soyal) Book: Read a book that takes place in December, with ice or snow on the cover, where all events take place in a single day or night, that revolves […]

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24 Festive Tasks: Holiday Book Joker

24 Festive Tasks: Door 23 – Hogswatch, Task 2, and Door 24 – Epiphany, Task 2: Tell us: Did you or any kids you know ever have a funny or weird (the good sort of weird) encounter with a department store Santa, um, Hogfather? And: Chalking the door is an Epiphany tradition in some places, to bless […]

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My Favourite Trilogy

24 Festive Tasks: Door 24 – Epiphany, Task 1: Tell us: What’s your favorite trilogy?   I know Tolkien didn’t actually intend this to be a trilogy, but that is how it has come to be published — and it’s occupied the spot that says “favorite trilogy” to me ever since I first read it in […]

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The Twelve Days of Christmas

24 Festive Tasks: Door 24 – Epiphany, Task 3: Compile a post containing one image for every gift mentioned / added in each new verse of The Twelve Days of Christmas (lyrics here: https://www.41051.com/xmaslyrics/twelvedays.html).   [Source]   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   John Julius Norwich: Twelve Days of Christmas – A Correspondence 25th December. My dearest darling, That partridge, in that […]

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My Wassail Bowl and Favorite Spicy Drink

24 Festive Tasks: Door 13 – Advent, Task 3; and Door 24 – Epiphany, Task 4: The tradition of carol singing in the Advent / holiday season is linked to the old Anglo-Saxon (and medieval) custom of wassailing (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wassailing).  Prepare an apple cider wassail bowl or a wassail bowl containing your favorite drink or fruit.  […]

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24 Festive Tasks: Door 24 – Epiphany

Epiphany, also known as Theophany, Denha, Little Christmas, Twelfth Night, or Three Kings’ Day, is a Christian feast day that celebrates the revelation of God incarnate as Jesus Christ. In Western Christianity, the feast commemorates principally the visit of the Magi to the Christ Child, and thus Jesus’ physical manifestation. Eastern Christians commemorate the baptism […]

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Patricia Wentworth: The Clock Strikes Twelve

24 Festive Tasks: Door 24 – Epiphany, Book   This came with high praise from both Tigus and Moonlight, so I knew I had a lot to look forward to — and I was certainly not disappointed!  This is a New Year’s Eve story and the “family patriarch publicly announces ‘I know someone here has […]

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24 Festive Tasks: The Seven Final Holidays

As explained in this year’s Rules / Mode of Play post, we’re going to reveal the seven final holidays included in the card and the respective book tasks early on, so as to allow enough time to complete these books. The final holidays and book tasks are: Winter Solstice / Yuletide (December 21): Read any […]

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