Festivals and Holidays

My Halloween Memories

As a small child growing up in the fifties, I don’t recall Halloween ever being on the radar.  Bonfire night and Christmas were a great cause for celebrations however, but not Halloween.  Many years later […]

Festivals and Holidays

May Day Celebrations and Traditions

In the UK  we have be been celebrating May Day for thousands of years and for over 400 years traditional celebrations included dancing around a Maypole that is decorated with flowers and ribbons attached. Children […]

Festivals and Holidays

Why Easter Is For Us All

Easter marks a long weekend filled with fun (for those who aren’t religious) and also a special holiday which marks the end of Lent and one that represents the resurrection of Christ.  It is the […]

Festivals and Holidays

Love is In The Air!

14th February, St Valentines Day What does Valentines Day mean to you? A single red rose left on your pillow? A dozen red roses in a big bouquet? Chocolates in a heart-shaped box? Romantic dinner […]