Mother’s Day

As we enter March, we quickly approach a special day – Mother’s Day. The history of it is fascinating, and so is the variety of ways it’s celebrated around the world. A bit of history In Ireland, Mother’s Day is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of Lent, as in the United Kingdom, and has the …

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Heart symbol and its history

As Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, we start to be surrounded by hearts everywhere. But where exactly does the symbol come from, since – obviously – it does not match the shape of our biological heart? Let’s dive into a quick history of the… HEART SYMBOL Heart-shaped peepal leaves were used in artistic depictions of the Indus …

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