The origins of a selection of some popular English expressions and sayings.
The book of Acts decsrcibes the events following Jesus’ death and resurrection however it doesn’t detail the exact chronology. This article outlines what and when the events occurred.
From the 10th century Athelston to our very own Elizabeth II, the history of the British monarchy is one of religious conflict, political intrigue, invasion, love, murder, gluttony and colourful connections. Here’s a time line of them all.
Ever wondered how Google works? How it finds those results so quickly ?
Here’s an info graphic that goes someway to explaining it …
What if the concepts put forward by the films “The Matrix” and “Vanilla Sky” were real ?
Hilarious exchange of letters from an actual incident between a London hotel and one of it’s guests. The Hotel ended up submitting the letters to the London Sunday Times!
Easter is a moveable feast, which means that it does not occur on the same date every year. But how is it calculated ?
Its undeniable smell and colour means that this traditional Dutch winter fare is not for the faint-hearted!
Many of the flags recall links to the The Duchy of Normandy. The Duchy stems from the Viking invasions of France in the 8th century. It was created by the treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte in 911 out of concessions made by King Charles, and granted to Rollo.
Victor Hugo left France in 1851 for an exile that would last 19 years. After a short period in Jersey he came to Guernsey and was instantly captivated by the island. During 15 years on the island he wrote some of his most famous works.