Festivals and Holidays

Lest We Forget!

At the Going Down of the Sun and in the Morning We Will Remember Them   For the Fallen by Laurence Binyon With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children, England mourns for her dead […]

Festivals and Holidays

The Origins and Traditions of Halloween

The night or evening of Samhain  (pronounced Sow-ain) became known as All-hallows-eve then Hallow Eve, evolving into  Hallowe’en and then finally Halloween. The origins of Halloween can be traced back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. Until 2,000 years ago, […]

Lifestyle

On Yer Bike

There’s nothing quite like the open road, the wind blowing through your hair and the freedom to travel wherever you like through cities, across country and on the road. It’s no wonder that so many […]