Archive for February, 2018

February Flower Of The Month – The Violet
February 15th, 2018

With Valentine’s taking place in February, many believe that the roses are the official flowers of the month when actually, it’s the violet. There are over 500 different species of violets; this sweet-scented flower is found and grown in the Northern Hemisphere and places such as Hawaii, Australasia and in The Andes. The flower dates […]

The Universal Language
February 11th, 2018

There is a language that is spoken by us all. You see it when a bus driver slows down and waits for the young boy who was running for his life just to catch the bus. You taste it when a mother cooks breakfast for her little son before he goes to school, despite being […]

Why do we celebrate Valentine’s Day?
February 8th, 2018

The celebration of love on the 14th of February began many years ago because of St. Valentine who was a Catholic Priest in Rome during the 3rd Century. He was such a firm believer in love that he started marrying soldiers in secret Christian ceremonies when Emperor Claudius II passed a law that prevented his […]

The Passion Behind a Red Rose
February 1st, 2018

Words or pictures have never entirely embraced the absolute beauty and richness of the red rose. The red rose is no doubt one of the most beautiful among all the roses. All roses carry warmth, affection and love in varying degrees. But the red rose, being the queen of roses, is the most popular and […]