Category Archives: Valentine’s Day


It’s Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, and Saint Valentine’s Day today, February 14. The latter started as a Western Christian liturgical feast day honouring an early saint named Valentinus. It’s not a public holiday but it’s a big celebration … Continue reading

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Old Couple

Valentine’s Day coming up and, being caught in flight delays just after Christmas, I had time to watch people. There was one ‘junior elderly’ couple that delighted me, they’d clearly been together for many years … OLD COUPLE you have … Continue reading

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Both Ways

Valentine’s Day: the story is that St. Valentine was imprisoned for performing weddings for Roman soldiers, who weren’t allowed to marry, and for looking after Christians. It’s believed that he healed his jailer’s daughter while he was in prison and … Continue reading

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