October 4, 2019

The olive has been revered in Greece since ancient times. Homer looked upon it as ‘liquid gold’. Its cultural significance is recorded in the Greek myth of how Athens came to be named.

King Cecrops, the ruler of Athens, was said to have made the city so beautiful that i...

June 24, 2019

The month of June was named after the Roman equivalent to our goddess Hera, Juno. Hera, the "Queen" of the ancient gods and wife of Zeus, is frequently symbolized by a pomegranate, a symbol of fertility. She is always surrounded by nature and animals, and known as the...

January 30, 2019

Towards the end of January, the weather becomes warmer and the days become lighter in a phenomenon known as the Halcyon Days.

The mythical Halcyon Days get their name from the Halcyon, the Kingfisher, that nests on rocks in the sea. Even though it’s a migratory bird, th...

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