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    A very cheerful Scottish April Fools’ Day!

     

    In France, at the beginning of the 20th century people used to send to their family and friends lovely romantic postcards illustrated with images of ‘poisson d’avril’. The 1st of April celebrated friendship and love. Old postcards – Source Wikimedia

    Hi everybody,

    WOW Janice ! You’ve whetted my appetite yesterday with your Easter […]

    How Is Easter Celebrated In Scotland?

    Happy Easter to all and may the joys of this day shine very bright upon you!

    In our conversation today, Mairiuna and I were wondering how Scottish people celebrate Easter.

    By curiousity, I googled the phrase: “How do the Scottish celebrate Easter?”

    Answer.com came up in the search results in top position and the […]

    Glasgow : Capital of Love…

    Hi Mairiuna!

    I read this morning that Glasgow is Britain’s most romantic city as posted items increase day before Valentine’s Day!

    ” (…) GLASWEGIANS sent 11.7 per cent more mail on February 13 2012, compared with the week before (…)”

    See the excerpt below:

     

    Lord Provost of Glasgow Sadie Docherty said […]

    For World Earth Day Scotland Turns Off Her Lights …

    “When is the best time to plant a tree?” The answer: “Twenty years ago. The second-best time? Today.” Old Proverb

    Earth Day 2012 Source: NASA

     

    World Earth Day is organised by the environmental charity WWF in an attempt to draw greater awareness for climate change and for more action to combat […]

    Happy Easter & Egg-Cellent Sunday !

    Poland – Easter Eggs

    In Christian tradition, Easter Sunday is all about Jésus Christ’s resurrection from death, however many people celebrate this commemorative day by decorating, exchanging, and searching for eggs.

    Easter eggs and Easter bunnies are a major attraction during Easter’s festival of rejuvenation of life and living.

    From the earliest times, […]