It’s St Andrew’s Day.
Probably best known as the patron saint of Scotland, his patronage also covers of Ukraine, Russia, Sicily, Greece, Romania, Diocese of Parañaque, Philippines, Amalfi, Luqa (Malta) and Prussia; Diocese of Victoria, fishermen, fishmongers, rope-makers, golfers and performers.
You can find 10 more facts about him here
In recognition of my tartan genes and in memory of my father who would have been 99 a couple of weeks ago, here’s Scotland the Brave:
There’s an old scottish saying…
We’ll play the bagpipes until the english love ’em!
P.P.S. It’s also Andrei’s name day.