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Painted Easter eggs
21st Apr
On Good Friday, I wrote about the Christian festival of Easter, but celebrating this time of year in this way comes from a long time before...
The cross is a symbol of Christianity
19th Apr
Today is Good Friday, and the start of the four-day Easter weekend. But where does it come from, what's so good about it and how does it relate to...
Spring flowers in snow
20th Mar
So what is an equinox? The word comes from Latin, meaning roughly 'equal night'. The vernal equinox usually occurs around 21 March in the...
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