St Andrew’s Day

In honour of St Andrew’s Day and in memory of my father who was a Scottish soldier (20th Batallion NZEF) and would have been 98 a couple of weeks ago:

Andrei  noted  last year that Andrew is also patron saint of Russia & the Ukraine and that today is his (Andrei’s) name day.

Saint Andrew's Day

5 Responses to St Andrew’s Day

  1. Andrei says:

    It’s nice to be remembered on my name day – thanks

  2. Paul Tremewan says:

    Happy Birthday, Andrei…
    Now about that Saint Paul’s Day…

  3. Thanks, Ele: i’ll change my birthday by deed poll!! ( Is that 25 January every year?..)

  4. homepaddock says:

    I think you can change your name by deed poll but I doubt you can change your birth date – you might need to consult a lawyer 🙂

    I’m not well versed int he protocol around saints’ days but presume it’s the same day every year.

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