Pretty You London Blog — traditions

Alex Tunstall


2018 has fully commenced and we are already nearly 1 whole week down. Of course this time of the year always causes a bit of an internal stir and means we all start to reflect on the previous year of our lives, and think about what we have achieved and also, mostly, what we haven't.  Let's all say it together... new year, new me? So what are your new year resolutions? Lose weight? Join the gym? Eat healthy? Yes, it may have been your new year's resolution for the past 10 years and it has never quite materialised, but never...

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Leap Year Traditions

So, turns out this February wasn't just about pancakes, Valentine's Day and competitions. What makes February 2016 even more special is that it's a Leap Year - and, as we're about to find out, that doesn't just mean an extra day in the month. Here's our roundup of the wackiest and strangest traditions and beliefs that we've discovered around Leap Years - who knows, you might even want to celebrate some of these next week?! Time for the ladies to propose Tradition goes that St Brigid/Bridget struck a deal with St Patrick to allow women the chance to propose to...

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The Weird and the Wonderful

In case you've been hiding under a rock, you'll have no doubt figured out that tomorrow is Valentine's Day. Now we know that sometimes, we get maybe a bit too caught up in the whole flowers and cards and chocolates thing and that can be a bit, well...boring to say the least! So this year, we're celebrating the build-up to Valentine's Day by looking at some weird and wonderful global traditions and how other countries and cultures mark the day the love. Who knows, this might just give you some great ideas you can use tomorrow! Japan While it's more...

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