Friday, February 14, 2020

Weather: last thoughts from a martyr

A gusty start to the day will also bring rain through the morning, heavy for a time but tailing off to occasional showers through parts of the day.

Wind will ease a little by lunchtime. Highest temperatures around 10 degrees.

On the day that's in it, did you know the legend that Valentine was a priest and physician in the 3rd century, supposed to have signed a letter to his jailer's daughter, whom he had befriended and healed of blindness, 'from your Valentine'. Then he was executed on the orders of emperor Claudius II Gothicus who was persecuting Christians of Rome. A thought with the chocolates and wine ...

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