http://gty.im/668773115 Many gardeners were lamenting the lack of rain just a week ago, after the significant rain we've had this week they will be lamenting no more! More akin to the traditional weather we would expect in April, the heavy rain showers are a mixed blessing. If there is one thing however we can all [...]
http://gty.im/594567397 With National Tea Day on 21 April and UK Coffee Week starting on 29 April, this week's Pic of the Week celebrates the humble brew!
Wherever you may be this Easter, may you find many chocolate eggs! Have a great one. Image by dlewisnash from Pixabay
http://gty.im/530430931 We’re loving the lighter evenings and so this week's Pic of the Week is of a stunning sunset from the Dugald Stewart Monument which looks out towards the famous Edinburgh Castle.
Image by Brigitte Werner from Pixabay This Sunday marks Mother's day in the UK and Ireland! No excuses if you had forgotten! The celebration is a very old one and started originally possibly as a religious celebration for the mother church, called Mothering Sunday. Over the years observance of the celebration waned until [...]
http://gty.im/1130418280 This week was the one of the most exciting events in the publishing calendar – London Book Fair! Did you go this year?
http://gty.im/743706325 “Books are a uniquely portable magic.” – Stephen King Happy #WorldBookDay from all the book lovers at emc design!
http://gty.im/556070783 It's not technically Spring yet, but it definitely feels like it. It's so wonderful to see beautiful daffodils surrounding our countryside office! Here's a poem entitled 'Daffodils' by William Wordsworth: I wander'd lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host [...]
pixel2013/pixabay.com In honour of Valentine’s day yesterday, this week’s pic of the week shows the symbolism of the heart on this special day. Named in honour of the patron saint of love St Valentine, who was martyred and buried on this date. Many legends surround the life of St Valentine, including the giving [...]
http://gty.im/71446325 As harsh winter weather hits the UK, this week's Pic of the Week celebrates the annual Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan. During the festival, Sapporo is turned into a winter wonderland with large numbers of spectacular snow and ice sculptures – some measuring more than 25 metres wide and 15 metres high. The festival [...]