Blow, northerne wind, Send thou me my sweating. Blow, northerne wind, Blow, blow, blow! Ichot a burde in bowre bright. That sully semly is on sight. Menskful maiden of might. Fair and fre to fonde, In all this wurhliche won. A burde of blod and of bon, Never yet I nuste non. Lussomore in lode. Ancient English text, an old traditional poem brought to life by the magnificent Mediæval Bæbes on their ‘A Medieval Christmas’ album. And they’re gracing Leeds on 10th of December at what should be a truly special concert. We’ve a competition for two tickets, have a look at the article on page 32. Which kind of reminds us, we are approaching that time of year again. With the cancellation of the lights switch on and the German market, Alan C’s come up with a great alternative. And Lee Murtagh’s found himself with a bit of spare time over the winter months, so he’s busy making another film, ‘for the laugh!’ And they say laughter is the best medicine, so as we approach another Covid affected yuletide, it’s probably just as well to say Merry Christmas and a very, very Happy New Year, from all at East Leeds Mag.