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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Red Nose Day is Something to Laugh About

Red Nose Day is upon us once more, and it’s just about time to put on the red nose and give a little comic relief for a good cause. Red Nose Day is a day where anybody can exhibit the their sense of humour in odd and funny ways in order to help transform lives across the UK and Africa. After … Continue reading

Royal Wedding Invitations are in the Post

Rush to your mailbox. The most anticipated royal wedding invitations since the marriage of Lady Diana and Prince Charles in 1981 have been mailed. Prince William and his bride to be, Kate Middleton have narrowed their guest list down to a mere 1900. The celebration is to take place at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011. Among those included on … Continue reading

Lord Sugar at it Again

Lord Alan Sugar, The Apprentice tycoon, tweeted to his followers, shortly before 11:00 a.m., that there was to be a period of two minutes of silence to commemorate Remembrance Day. He wrote, “No tweeting for two minutes.” However, apparently unable to keep to the idea, Lord Sugar tweeted after one minute to tell his followers the winner of a competition. … Continue reading

Britannia Still Rules The Waves

P&O’s Newest Ferry the Spirit of Britain The largest ever ferry to operate between Calais and Dover recently took its maiden voyage. Here we pay homage to this £150 million, 49,000 tonne, 700ft long vessel. Background The Spirit of Britain operates in Dover, England, as a ferry boat crossing the English Channel from England to France. It is the name … Continue reading

Britain’s Fattest Man

At the age of 49, Paul Mason is believed to be between 60 and 70-stone, which has deemed him the title of Britain’s fattest man. His weight cannot be exact, however, because he has not even left his house in almost a decade. His main dream is to walk again, but this an almost unattainable feat. The only thing that … Continue reading

Strictly Come Dancing or X Factor?

Nothing seems to make good entertainment like TV reality shows. Sitting in the comfort of our homes, we love to see the relative unknowns becomes favourites of the all the citizens of the British Union Jack. Two shows that are currently trying to edge each other out are Strictly Come Dancing (SCD) and X-Factor. SCD brings dancing professionals and celebrities … Continue reading

St Andrew’s Day

On November 29, 2006, the Scottish Parliament passed the St Andrew’s Day Bank Holiday (Scotland) Act 2007. Queen Elizabeth II gave the St. Andrew’s Day Bank Holiday (Scotland) Act 2007 Royal Assent on January 15, 2007. Scotland celebrated its very first St Andrew’s Day bank holiday and social event on November 30, 2007. The momentous occasion launched a renewal of … Continue reading

BBC Children in Need

So you’ve sat in bath full of baked beans or shaven off your hair for charity, but do you know where your money really goes? The BBC’s main goal is to help children and young kids (18 and younger) in the UK who are at a disadvantage. Through donations, charities’ activities, fundraisers, and the help of schools, businesses, and corporations … Continue reading

Strictly Judge Loves a British Sausage

British Sausage Week 2010 is the most celebrated sausage event of the year. No one appreciates the merits and delicious taste of the sausage quite like the British. The British Sausage Week features a very special appearance from renowned choreographer and director Craig Revel Horwood as the celebrity judge for year’s event. The mouth-watering British beloved sausage took front and … Continue reading

British Pub Week

British Pub Week is an annual event for local pubs up and down the land. It is meant to preserve the cultural, historical and social importance of the pub. British Pub Week unites the nation in celebration of all that pubs stand for. It is to show people all that pubs have to offer. Pubs all across the nation are … Continue reading