Ancient Celebrations – Part 10 – Lupercalia – a precursor to St. Valentine’s Day — Home | Order of Celtic Wolves

Was Lupercalia a Precursor to St. Valentine’s Day? Lupercalia was held every year, on the 15 February in ancient Rome. It took place in the Lupercal, where Romulus and Remus were said to have been nurtured by a she-wolf. The Lupercal contained an altar and a grove sacred to the god Lupercus. Since St. Valentine’s […]

Ancient Celebrations – Part 10 – Lupercalia – a precursor to St. Valentine’s Day — Home | Order of Celtic Wolves

Beheading the Rose ~ The Mystery of St Valentine — Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo

In a plastic bucket beside the counter sat a dozen roses, each one individually wrapped, slightly faded, but with their heads held firmly erect in the stiff plastic. Each one would doubtless be bought and, given their garage location, probably as an afterthought, along with the milk and petrol, and taken home to a loved […]

Beheading the Rose ~ The Mystery of St Valentine — Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo