Friday, 29 January 2010


Calling all lovers and romantics.
14th of February is the date for all romantics to express their love for their wives girlfriends or significant others...or a time for sending annonymous messages of adoration to sometimes unsuspecting victims!

Whatever it is for you, we would LOVE you to share some of it with us and come over to our Valentines Dance @ Couger Caye - 2pm.

Dress up in your ball gowns and tuxedos and arm in arm sashay over to our Romatic Dance and Music evening.
We have the wonderful Amforte Clarity to set the mood and then we have a DJ to carry on the romance.

So, don those glad rags, dab a little of your most alluring parfum and we will to see you here!!!

In the meantime, here are a few Valentines related facts.

During Medieval times, girls ate unusual foods on St. Valentine's Day to have a dream of their future husband.

In the middle Ages, people believed that the first unmarried person of the opposite sex you met on the morning of St. Valentine's Day would become your spouse.

Alexander Graham Bell applied for his patent on the telephone, on the Valentine's Day, 1876.

The Taj Mahal at Agra, India is perhaps the most splendid gift of love. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beautiful wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Work on the Taj began in 1634 and continued for almost 22 years. It took the labor of 20,000 workers from all over India and Central Asia.

110 million roses, the majority red, will be sold and delivered within a three-day time period.

15% of U.S. women send themselves flowers on Valentine's Day.

73% of people who buy flowers for Valentine's Day are men, while only 27 percent are women.

About 1 billion Valentine's Day cards are exchanged each year. That's the largest seasonal card-sending occasion of the year, next to Christmas.

Teachers will receive the most Valentine's Day cards, followed by children, mothers, wives, and then, sweethearts. Children ages 6 to 10 exchange more than 650 million Valentine's cards with teachers, classmates, and family members

The Italian city of Verona, where Shakespeare's lovers Romeo and Juliet lived, receives about 1,000 letters addressed to Juliet every Valentine's Day.

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