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The Story of St Valentine

By Sophie 8 months ago 2160 Views No comments

The story of St Valentine is not one of love, in the way you might expect. Over the years, Valentines Day has been celebrated, under the assumption that St Valentine was the Saint of love, however history reveals a different story.


The world in which St Valentine lived, celebrated different values to today's society. Being a Roman Priest, he lived in a world where Claudias, the emperor, persecuted the church...

'Jean' by Robert Burns

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Got a loved one you want to spoil this Valentines Day? When writing your card, why not take some inspiration from Robert Burns in his poem 'Jean'? Jean Armour was Robert Burn's wife, who he wrote many verses of poetry about over the years. In this one we see him declare his love for her:

'Love for Love' by Robert Burns

By Sophie 9 months ago 2050 Views No comments

Thinking of proposing this Valentines Day? Why not take some inspiration from Robert Burns in his poem Love for Love...