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  1. Qixi Festival

    Qixi Festival

    Wednesday 7th August 2019

    Florists LOVE romance! And what could be more romantic than the story behind Chinese Valentine's Day, the Qixi Festival. The tale is a love story between Zhinu (the weaver girl, symbolised by the star Vega) and Niulang (the cowherd, symbolised by Altair). Their love was forbidden, and so they were banished to opposite sides of the Silver River (symbolised by the the Milky Way). Once a year, on the 7th day of the 7th lunar month, a flock of magpies forms a bridge to reunite the lovers for one day. SIGH!!! Such a lovely story. Read more...

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  2. Chinese Valentine's Day

    Chinese Valentine's Day

    The Qixi Festival also known as the Qiqiao Festival is a Chinese festival that celebrates the annual meeting of the cowherd and weaver girl in Chinese mythology. Chinese Valentines Day falls on the seventh day of the 7th month on the Chinese calendar. It is sometimes called the Double Seventh Festival, the Night of Sevens, or the Magpie Festival. Read more...

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  3. Office Professional's Day

    Office Professional's Day

    Friday 4th May 2018

    A history of Office Professional's Day

    During World War II, there was a shortage of skilled administrative personnel in the United States due to Depression-era birth-rate decline and booming post-war business. The National Secretaries Association, founded in 1942, was formed to recognise the contributions of administrative personnel to the economy, support their personal development, and to help attract workers to the administrative field. The official period of celebration was first proclaimed by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Charles W. Sawyer as "National Secretaries Week", which was held June 1–7 in 1952 with Wednesday, June 4 designated as National Secretaries' Day. The first Secretaries' Day was sponsored by the National Secretaries Association with the support of corporate groups. The name was changed to Professional Secretaries Week in 1981 and became Administrative Professionals Week in 2000 to encomp

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  4. Valentine's Day Roses

    Valentine's Day Roses

    Valentine's Day - SAY IT WITH ROSES!

    When you can’t find a seamless way to say “I know it’s only been a few months, but I’ve got a really good feeling about this and I’m pretty sure I’m falling for you”

    Say it with roses

    When “For some reason I find you the most adorable in the morning, especially when your hair is a mess” just doesn’t strike the right romantic chord,

    Say it with roses

    When “Even after all these years, nobody makes me laugh the way you do when you sing off key” isn’t sensitive enough, “I’m sorry I don’t tell you I love as much as you’d like” just won’t cut it, When “Thank you for putting up with me” is too self-deprecating, “You’re sexy when you get angry” is too saucy, “You’re top notch” lacks poetic flair but &ldquo

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