December Almanac

1st December 2019


Decorations are being hung and Christmas trees are being brought inside as we prepare to celebrate the transition into Winter. 

Christmas as we know it now is so close to the shortest day we combine them into one big family celebration... 


Tide Times:

Spring Tides: 9th - 16th 22nd - 29th

 Neap Tides: 2nd - 5th

Sunset & Sunrise:

1st - 7:53am | 4:15pm
15th - 8:08am | 4:12pm
22nd (Winter Solstice) - 8:13am | 4:15pm
31st - 8:14am | 4:22pm

The Moon:

3rd | First Quarter in Aquarius
11th | Full Moon in Gemini
18th | Last Quarter in Virgo
25th | New Moon in Sagittarius

Use this full moon for creating prosperity, setting goals for new projects & ventures

and planning for the future.

Fill your life with apple, cinnamon, holly and mistletoe. Bring in red, green, silver & gold.

Meditate with blue topaz, citrine and clear quartz. 

December Dates:

1st Advent Begins
3rd Make a Gift Day
12th Gingerbread House Day
22nd Winter Solstice
24th Christmas Eve
25th Christmas Day
26th Boxing Day
31st New Years Eve


About Us


Emma & Mike, husband & wife, homebodys, although not ones to shy away from adventure, we created Vincent Trading with a passion for traditional methods, beauty in imperfection and our planet. 

We live by the sea in South Devon and find ourselves listening to the waves after long days creating, we love nothing more than a cosy night by a fire with our little Cyprus rescue dog Lola. 


Food in Season


beetroot, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, celeriac, celery, chicory, horseradish, jerusalem artichoke, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, parsnips, potatoes (maincrop), salsify, shallots, swede, truffles (black), truffles (white), turnips, wild mushrooms


apples, clementines, cranberries, passion fruit, pears, pineapple, pomegranate, satsumas, tangerines

Nuts, Seeds & Herbs:

almonds, brazil nuts, chestnuts, hazelnuts, walnuts


duck, goose, grouse, guinea fowl, hare, mallard, partridge, pheasant, rabbit, turkey, venison


clams, cod, coley, dab, dover sole, gurnard, haddock, halibut, hake, langoustine, lemon sole, lobster, mackerel, monkfish, mussels, oysters, plaice, red mullet, scallops (queen), sea bass (wild), sea bream, skate, turbot, winkles

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