St George’s Day: The dragons that live among us

Today, 23 April, is St George’s Day – a day in which England’s patron saint (St George) is remembered on the anniversary of his death. Whenever St George is mentioned, it’s common to think of the legendary battle he is said to have had with the dragon that ate humans. To mark the day here at Chloe May Writes, lets take a look at the dragons that continue to roam our planet today… and they’re not all reptiles either!

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Chinese New Year: the animals of the zodiac

Today, 12 February, marks the beginning of Chinese New Year (2021), which celebrates the Year of the Ox – an animal that symbolises strength, loyalty, and determination.

The Chinese zodiac is divided into 12 blocks (also known as houses), each representing one year. Each Chinese New Year is assigned one of 12 animals, which have their own traits and characteristics. Your Chinese zodiac sign depends on when you were born according to the Chinese lunar calendar, which may differ if you were born between 21 January and 20 February (as the new year moves between these dates).

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