May Day V, (2006), Andreas Gursky

The Perpendicular View

Andreas Gursky is a German visual artist known for his enormous architecture and landscape color photographs, often employing a high point of view. What an amazing photograph.

May Day is related to the Celtic festival of Beltane and the Germanic festival of Walpurgis Night.  – it has traditionally been an occasion for celebration. As Europe became Christianized, the pagan holidays lost their religious character and either changed into popular secular celebrations, as with May Day, or were merged with or replaced by new Christian holidays.

Beltane Celebration - One of the four major Sabbats in the Celtic tradition, Beltane celebrates life. For the Celts, it was a festival that insured fertility and growth.

Growing up I have many happy memories of May Day celebrations in school.~Daily Dish with Foodie Friends Friday

Growing up I have many happy memories of May Day celebrations in school.

Vintage May Day Celebration - I remember dancing like this around the May Pole at school in the mid-sixties!

History of May Day

May Day (May festivities at National Park Seminary (Forest Glen, Maryland) in From National Park Seminary (later called National Park College) was a private girls’ school…

History of May day and some more crafts.

May Day preschool Activities, crafts, lesson plans, coloring pages suitable for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten.

Bill Brandt - underground bomb shelters of London during the Blitz in 1940

The Elephant and Castle station of London Tube during the air raid. Londoners would use the tube as an air raid shelter if they didn't have one in their garden or one near where they lived - 1940

A chronology of key events in the history of Syria from the end of Ottoman rule to the present day.

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