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 [...]
http://gty.im/458469685 Today we’re celebrating national Winnie the Pooh day which honours the British author A. A. Milne’s birthday. The first collection of stories was originally published on 14th October 1926 and was illustrated by E. H. Shepard. We hope you enjoy your day thinking about the big yellow bear and his friends.
It's early January, after all the indulgences and jolly celebration of Christmas and New Year, things have gone very quiet in comparison. If only we had something else to celebrate? Well today, Friday 11th January we do! It is officially 'National Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friend Day'. Genuinely, this is not something I have made up. Officially every [...]
http://gty.im/1078342522 Happy Christmas from all of us at emc design! Wishing you a very merry and restful break.
http://gty.im/660496041 The chosen image for this week’s Pic of the Week is of a table beautifully dressed up for a Christmas party. This afternoon the whole team at emc design are leaving the office for our annual Christmas party, allowing us time to celebrate this year’s achievements together and look to the year ahead.
Staying sharp - twice a day the Publishing Services team takes time to stretch At emc design we’re constantly striving to develop our skills and increase our knowledge in order to offer an even better service to our clients. In fact, continuous improvement is one of our core values, and regularly making enhancements [...]
http://gty.im/1058159320 In St Augustine's Church, Even Swindon, 1300 poppies have been suspended from the roof to represent the lives lost in the local area during World War I. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice ending the First World War on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month – [...]
This week we are looking forward to the upcoming bonfire weekend and are expecting to see spectacular fireworks displays. Stay safe this bonfire weekend and have a great time!
As the apple harvesting season is coming to a close, it is time for many apple farmers to revel in a bumper bounty, and to savour in the fruits of their hard labour. Many people in the apple industry will be making merry to celebrate the end of the harvest whilst others will simply be [...]