Sinterklaas is quintessentially Dutch. You might be tempted to think he’s just a Dutch version of Santa Claus … but he’s definitely not. He doesn’t even live at the North Pole !
Some random jokes, poems and quips from the master of quirky and surreal himself … Mr Spike Milligan …
Thanksgiving is a traditional feature of North American life. We explain the history and origins
Gâche Mélée (pronounced Gosh Mel – are) is a traditional Guernsey apple dessert… perfect for Autumn & Winter treats
Computers are a part of everyday life. At it’s core is the CPU. But what is it and how does it work?
Contrary to to popular belief the Romans didn’t call Guernsey Sarnia. It is likely that the name they gave it was Lisia.
What would you say if scientists could show that brain activity to press a button occurred 7 seconds before you consciously made the decision to even do so ?
Budloe Night in Guernsey is also Bonfire Night. They’re seen as the same now, but were they originally ?
Remember, remember, the fifth of November, Gunpowder, treason and plot….. what lies behind this quintessentially British event ?
Anno Domini or “the year of our Lord” is the dating system we use in the West and is all but the de-facto world standard for chronology. But when and how was it calculated and what was in use prior to this dating system in western Europe ?
Perry Cider is the name given to Pear Cider. Home brewing cider is surprisingly easy and you don’t need to buy a lot of expensive equipment.
Is it possible to recreate the language of Stone Age man, spoken between 30,000 and 100,000 years ago? Some linguists believe it is.
Traditional Guernsey bean jar is traditional winter fayre, especially around Bonfire night or as it’s known in Guernsey Budloe Night.
How to make bread without the use of modern bread making machines.
… “things eveyone used to know how to do.”