While Queen Victoria’s consort, Prince Albert, is credited with introducing the mainstream to the Christmas tree in 1848, the concept of celebrating with evergreen trees dates back thousands of years. Photo: winter_wonderland_girl / Instagram

What is the true spirit of Christmas? How everything we thought we knew might just be a load of hogwash

Quite a few of the rituals we associate with Christmas have origins that many of us wouldn’t consider ‘festive’

Topic |   Christmas
While Queen Victoria’s consort, Prince Albert, is credited with introducing the mainstream to the Christmas tree in 1848, the concept of celebrating with evergreen trees dates back thousands of years. Photo: winter_wonderland_girl / Instagram
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