Pancake Day falls on Tuesday 21st February this year and was traditionally a feast day, to include something sweet and delicious before Lent starts in the Christian faith. It is also known as Shrove Tuesday, dating back to Anglo Saxon times when the population went to church to be ‘shriven’ (absolved from their sins).
Posted: February 14, 2023
Posted: December 09, 2022
Christmas provides many of us with the opportunity to spend time with family and friends. It’s a break from work but we often find ourselves running around, doing all those last-minute preparations that we haven’t had time for earlier in December. Whether that’s ‘panic’ shopping, present wrapping, food preparation and cooking, it can sometimes take over our much needed ‘me time’ after a year of working hard. As many in one in three Brits suffer from sleep problems and the excitement (and stresses) of this often eagerly awaited holiday can exacerbate this.
So, here are some tips that will let you have fun but also still get the sleep you need.
Posted: June 06, 2022
June is named after the goddess Juno (also known as Hera by the Ancient Greeks), the Roman goddess of marriage, children and family. It was said to be especially lucky to marry in June, when marriages would be blessed by her. June is also the month when the summer solstice falls in the northern hemisphere and the ‘longest day’ is still celebrated by many cultures.
Posted: April 17, 2022
“Easter is the only time of year when it is safe to put all your eggs in one basket.” Evan Esar, Author and Humourist.
Posted: October 24, 2020
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