http://gty.im/622004038 In search of this today's pic of the week we took a look at the national days. National Eat Your Jello Day and Paper Bag Day were narrowly beaten by National Pecan Pie Day. If you come across some pecan pie today, this is the perfect time for scoffing. Enjoy!
http://gty.im/sb10065877bj-002 December 1st marks the beginning of one our favourite seasons here at emc. Today is the day many of us begin our advent calendars and look forward to the time of the year when we spend time with our friends and family among the festive celebrations.
http://gty.im/691017404 This week's pic is of some striking street art by artist Eduardo Kobra in the Port District of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
http://gty.im/574902111 Yesterday marked this year's World Oceans Day. It is a global day to appreciate our oceans and think about their future. The World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council works with Clean Seas campaign, which calls to put an end to the 8 million tonnes of plastics that enter oceans [...]
http://gty.im/485760133 This week's pic is from the Annual Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival held in New York this week. It is held on Fifth Avenue and is a New York tradition dating back to 1870, where social aristocracy would parade their fashions! Paraders dress in colourful and [...]
http://gty.im/657725420 This week's pic is of Istanbul's famous Galata tower last Saturday evening, ahead of its lights being switched off for an hour, in aid of the Earth Hour movement. Earth Hour was started by the WWF in 2007, now millions of people around the world set aside an [...]
http://gty.im/563004303 This week's pic, is a photo to make you smile. A positive event this week, was National Puppy Day in the US. Here is a naughty puppy who seems to have got into a spot of bother!
http://gty.im/648454170 This week's pic is of India's preparations for the upcoming festival of Holi, also known as the 'festival of colours'. The Holi festival is a Hindu spring festival, and is celebrated around the world, but mostly in India and Nepal. In India the festival marks [...]
http://gty.im/497313631 This week’s pic was chosen by Sarah, in light of the return of (and based on a story from) one of our team members, Janet, who has been in her homeland of South Africa! She told us about a hotel owner, who, often having to deal with pests [...]
http://gty.im/572509273 “Stories tell us of what we already knew and forgot, and remind us of what we haven’t yet imagined.” – Anne L. Watson, author. This week is National Story Telling week! We have been using storytelling as a form of communication for thousands of years. [...]