All Hail the Wassail Having covered in previous festive-themed blogs, Getting Cross about Xmas, Advent and the 12 Days of Christmas, I figured it was about time I paid attention to the wassail to make a set as it were…. Continue reading
7th June 2018 Secret Swindon – the book There’s a great deal of excitement here in AA Editorial Services HQ. The reason for this? Secret Swindon – the book! I’m soon to be a published author for the first time…. Continue reading
Tonight – well 2am tomorrow morning to be exact – we’ll be moving the clocks once more. A process I loathe with the white hot intensity of a thousand burning suns.
But have you ever wondered why we change the clocks?
British Easter Customs: making Easter eggciting Easter, like any other, is a festival synonymous with many symbols and customs: It’s a mish-mash of the resurrection of Christ, chocolate eggs, painted hard-boiled eggs, Maundy money and a rabbit all rolled into one. So… Continue reading
Going Wild for the Swindon Wildcats: a purrfectly good evening https://www.facebook.com/swindon.wildcats/ Twitter: @SwinWildcats I LOATHE sport. With the white hot intensity of a thousand burning suns. So how come I’m sat here tapping on my MacBook writing about a sporting event?!… Continue reading
20th March 2017 Mothering Sunday – a history Our British Mothering Sunday, like Easter, is a moveable feast that falls on the fourth Sunday of Lent. Hence in 2017 Mothering Sunday is on the 26th of March. It wasn’t, as… Continue reading
11th February 2017 Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day: pancake perfection or a flipping nightmare? A brief history of Shrove Tuesday/Pancake day and its traditions Observed across the world, Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday, is not only an excuse to call… Continue reading
10th December 2016 The 12 days of Christmas This seasonal blog post was triggered by a conversation with friends. It transpired that there some people who are confused about just what constitutes the 12 days of Christmas. Though my knowledge… Continue reading
29th April 2016 Coworking, Self-employment and the Grey Entrepreneur or The Shifting Sands of the 21st Century Workplace It’s inescapable that the landscape of the working world has undergone a seismic shift in recent years. The old days of one job-one… Continue reading
Some super Swindon business blogs Doing what it says on the tin – a shout-out for some nice business blogs that I know rather well and enjoy reading. In no particular order – well apart from mine. Obviously. I give you:… Continue reading