http://gty.im/160038452 Yesterday we were saddened to hear the news that British author Judith Kerr has passed away aged 95. Judith wrote over 30 books, including the much-loved children’s book The Tiger Who Came To Tea, published by HarperCollins in 1968. This week’s Pic of the Week is of Judith holding her Order of the British [...]
On a state visit to China in November 2010, David Cameron, with his coalition ministers, turned up to a welcoming ceremony well dressed and well versed in cultural relations between the two nations. As is customary in November, the British ministers donned poppies in remembrance of those who fell during the Great War. However, this [...]
It's Mental Health Awareness Week and at emc we've been supporting our wellbeing this week with lunchtime walks in the sunshine, creativity sessions, and using a gratitude journal. Getting out into nature either daily or weekly can have a positive impact on our mental state. http://gty.im/461379817
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/946192336 This week’s Pic of the Week is of a picturesque lake in Snowdonia National Park scattered with beautiful water lilies. Let’s hope for a weekend of calm and relaxation this bank holiday!
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.
http://gty.im/172958673 It’s English Tourism Week, so in today’s Pic of the Week we’re showcasing one of Britain’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Ironbridge Gorge in Shropshire was the cradle of the Industrial Revolution, and the historic iron bridge spanning the River Severn at the town of Ironbridge was the first structure in the world to [...]
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 [...]