Route Branding : But Different
The Greening Of The Railways
Whereas in Belfast ...
And who brings your prezzies?
Saint Nicholas is the patron saint of sailors, merchants, archers, repentant thieves, prostitutes, children, brewers, pawnbrokers, unmarried people, and students in various cities and countries around Europe
Very little is known about the historical Saint Nicholas. The earliest accounts of his life were written centuries after his death and contain many legendary elaborations In one of the earliest attested and most famous incidents from his life, he is said to have rescued three girls from being forced into prostitution by dropping a sack of gold coins through the window of their house each night for three nights so their father could pay a dowry for each of them. That is the only possible link with present giving.
But his official "Day" is December 6th, NOT 25th.
Tomorrow, we look at the transport implications of a glass of something rather nice.
Next Drink Delivering blog : Tuesday 8th December
fbb's Alphabetical Advent Calendar