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MidSummers day, 24 June, UPDATED

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Elizabethofseasons

Elizabethofseasons Report 24 Jun 2014 23:12

Dear All

Hello


Midsummers day is also known as St John's the Baptist's Day
as it was absorbed into the Christian calendar.

Around Northern Europe, celebrations take place around the 24 June.

Fairs, picnics and various activities take place.
Bonfires and lighting candles at night just after watching the sunset is popular.


It is a time for people to be together and relish the summer.

It is often referred to as a magical time and was used as the basis for
William Shakespeare's "A Midsummers Night Dream".


May a little midsummer magic be with you.


Take gentle care
With best wishes
Elizabeth,
xx

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 25 Jun 2014 09:28

watch out for the murders then.......

Must be what the bonfire was for, on the Archers......

Bob

Kuros

Kuros Report 25 Jun 2014 21:39

I'm hoping for a little midsummer's magic on Friday. My hubby has to see the surgeon after the removal of a tumour and the kidney to which it was attached. We want to hear the magic words telling us he's cured.

Annie

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 26 Jun 2014 08:20

A worrying time for you both Kuros. Lets hope that there is good news at the end of the week.

Kuros

Kuros Report 27 Jun 2014 14:53

Thank you, DetEcTive, we've just had the best news. Hubby's had the all clear, the surgeon is confident he's got all the nasty stuff and there's no sign of anything else so he doesn't need to see him again. After months of worry the relief is indescribable. Now, where's that red wine I've been saving............

Annie

Elizabethofseasons

Elizabethofseasons Report 27 Jun 2014 23:18

Dear Kuros

Hello

Wonderful news for you and your husband. <3


Take gentle care
With many good wishes
Elizabeth,
xx

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 28 Jun 2014 09:01

Brilliant and such a weight off your minds :-D

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 28 Jun 2014 09:07

wonderful news - enjoy the wine <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3