IF you find yourself in Newcastle this weekend why not journey down the rabbit hole and help raise money for the battle against breast cancer at the same time? After beating breast cancer Janet Kenny, 58, from Doxford Park, and her daughter Michelle teamed up to create a series of fund-raising balls in aid of [...]
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May 16, 2012
Have you ever sat around and thought: “I don’t want my funeral to be a sad affair, I want people to laugh and have fun” ? Well Crazy Coffins is here to help! If you drank a little to much wouldn’t it be funny to be buried in a beer bottle? These caskets are usually [...]
April 20, 2012
On Monday it will be St George’s day. St George is of course the patron saint of England. Patriotism has not always been strong in the English Character, but in recent years the appeal of celebrating St George’s day has been growing. Strangely St George’s day is not a public holiday in England, although there [...]
April 16, 2012
Every now and then there is a city in the world that seems to churn out a statistically improbable number of great bands, think of New York in the late 70’s, Seattle in the late 80’s Manchester in the early 90’s and Glasgow at the start of the new millennium. When these geographical musical events [...]
April 5, 2012
If you are a big fan of dressing up then the Easter Bonnet Parade in New York is where you want to be this Easter Sunday! On Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012, the folks lucky enough to find themselves in New York City have the chance to witness the madness of the Easter Bonnets parade. [...]
March 8, 2012
Today is the 101st International Women’s Day and Google have joined in the recognition of the day with a colorful Google Doodle. On Google’s search homepage, the overlapping-letter logo has the universal female symbol in place of the ”G”; the second “O” has sprouted a marigold-yellow flower; and the usually blue characters are now tinted [...]
February 22, 2012
What exactly is wrong with being a pushy parent? shouldn’t good parents push their children to fulfil their potential? Should they not help them to avoid the pitfalls that they may have had the misfortune of tumbling into?
February 20, 2012
Shrove Tuesday is the day before the start of Lent, the first day of Lent being Ash Wednesday. Lent is a Christian Festival that was traditionally a time of strict fasting.
February 4, 2012
The January winter sales are almost at an end and to celebrate we thought we’d share some of the silliest Sale signs we could find on the net.
January 3, 2012
Christmas and New Year are over. For many it’s a depressing step back to work with a sore head and slightly rounder belly. It’s a well-known fact/myth that January is the most depressing month of the year for many of us and back in 2005 a ‘scientist’ came up with a very controversial equation that [...]