St. Patrick's Day. Valentine (14 February)
Valentine's Day coincides with the ancient Roman festival of lupercalia, when partners were selected; then the birds also mate. This romantic period was favorable for sending Valentine's Day cards to loved ones. name of st. Valentine was deleted from the Christian calendar, for the authenticity of the saint raises doubts.
There is a funny habit among farmers in the East of England: they take off their pants and sit on the beds, to check, are they ready for sowing. On the other hand, in Berwick nad Tweed, the nets should be blessed at midnight on the occasion of the beginning of the salmon fishing season.
The best drink for Valentine's Day can only be peach wine, “girls like peaches will be honored”.