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La Saint-Valentin

Reading about the origins of such a celebrated day, I was pleased to discover that in the Middle Ages the date was aligned with the time that birds paired into couples – this week, all of a sudden, the air is filled with birdsong as our feathered friends have all come out of hiding…

Bonne fête

Medieval manuscript detail, roses

Medieval manuscript

This entry was published on February 14, 2014 at 1:24 pm. It’s filed under Antipodean, Art, Books, Country Life, Country Living, Culture and Arts, Environment, Europe, Ex Advertising Creative, Expat, Fête, France, French Culture, Garden, History, Home, Languedoc Roussillon, Life, Lifestyle, Living in France, New Zealander in France, Pyrénées, Pyrénées-Orientales, Rural Life, Seasons, South of France, Thoughts, Tree-change, Valentines Day and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

2 thoughts on “La Saint-Valentin

  1. mesarapugs on said:

    tweet tweet ❤

  2. Pingback: Nid d’amour | Panier of Plenty

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