December is the Friday of the months. Although it might sound a little far-fetched, there is a grain of truth in this light-hearted statement. The official countdown to the festivities has already started and so has the shopping frenzy – from the presents for the loved ones to the special wine-and-dine menu and everything else inbetween. It is the magical time of the year, when the so-cherished myth of Santa re-emerges – the smiling old man who will give good boys and girls what they have wished for in their letters.
The Myth about St Nicholas
Well before the modern image of father Christmas was firmly engraved in