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1 August 2021

Our ancient apple tree is losing lots of mini apples at the moment. Hopefully enough will remain on the tree to ripen properly in autumn. Have a look at our weekly report about what's been going on online and offline!

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Name Days on August 3

Denmark    Nikodemus
Faroe Islands    Nikodemus, Ólavsøka siðari - Ólavur's vigil, translation of relics
Finland    Linnea, Nea, Neea, Vanamo
Norway    Oline, Oliver, Olve
Sami    Linne
Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language)    Linnea, Nea
Sweden    Tage