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Ryder Cup Memories

The Ryder cup is always an excellent event of golfing brilliance, bringing together some of the best golfers across Europe and the United States. This years’ event was to be held at the Celtic Manor Resort in South Wales. With its lush green hills and plenty of water hazards it can be a testing course for the best of the … Continue reading

Pope visits Britain

The Pope’s visit to England comes exactly one year after Pope Benedict XVI proposal to the Church of England to return to the Roman Catholic Church. To show the Pope’s willingness to accept the Anglican Churches traditions which include married clergy, the Pope agreed to allow the Anglican Church to keep that tradition which is decidedly different from traditional Roman … Continue reading

Wimbledon Tennis Tournament 2010

There is the Australian Open, Monty Carlo, French Open, and then there is Wimbledon. While each tournament has its own significance, Wimbledon stands alone in its prestige. This is the one place in tennis where anything could happen. The epic 2008 final showdown match between Nadal and Federer lasted for over five hours. Therefore, you need to be prepared if … Continue reading

Armed Forces Day Party

Armed Forces Day was first held in the United Kingdom in 2009, it followed the first Veterans Day which was recognised in 2006. This day was created to honour the men and woman serving the UK Armed Forces who have and continue to serve their country. It was put into place after reports in 2008 told stories of airmen being … Continue reading

Celebrating the British Banger

Britons who love their sausage, and who doesn’t, are looking forward to the annual British Sausage Week, which this year runs from 5-11 November. Few foods are as associated with British cooking more than the British banger. It is right up there with Fish and Chips, and a beef joint. Sausage is a worldwide delight having originated in the Middle … Continue reading

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Union Jack Party Decorations

There are many occasions that call for happy celebrations. Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, or a holiday, there is nothing better than breaking out the party decorations and gathering all your friends and family for a good day of fun and festivities. Sometimes the celebration is in honour of your country. If you live in the UK, there are plenty … Continue reading

Eurovision Song Contest

The 56th Eurovision song contest is to be held on May 10, 12 and 14, 2011 in the LTU arena in Dusseldorf. After last year’s contribution from the German interpreter Lena Meyer-Mandruth, Germany won the contest in Oslo. Basically, five countries are directly set up for the final round. This includes the host (Germany) and the rest of the so-called … Continue reading

Royal Wedding Countdown

The world has had front row seats inside the lives of Prince William and Kate Middleton ever since the announcement of their engagement a few months back. We know that Prince William proposed using his late mother Diana’s engagement ring. We know that they have dated for several years and the first time he saw her was on a runway … 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

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