in reply to Bits & pieces
Good job! Included below is an explanation of this JAPH which is a bit (ba-dum-bum) more verbose. Your analysis hit on the big points, but I wanted to fill in some of the more subtle reasoning.
An organised event
A traditional gathering
With family and friends
I don't celebrate the New Year
Adjusting my clocks for the Leap Second
I can't remember
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