The odd thing is, even in our varied modern 21st century culture, Christmas is the single most important date in the year. No other day comes close. There are good reasons for that, only in all the madness, we sometimes forget what those reasons are.
The weeks of ads for fragrances, chocolates and strange liqueurs donâ€™t make it any easier. So Iâ€™ve decided to try and give you my version of what makes Christmas great: welcome to Nigelâ€™s guide to How To Have A Good Xmas.