http://gty.im/sb10064322f-001 With the rain we had last week and continuing into this week, plants will be growing well and putting on a fine display for all to enjoy. One of the finest natural displays of the summer season must surely be the sight of lavender, followed closely by the large yellow heads of sunflowers, and [...]
http://gty.im/1128230919 We've been experiencing storms due to the heatwave here in the UK, luckily we're keeping safe and cool in the emc office! Have a great weekend!
http://gty.im/476974331 This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing and the iconic words "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin landed the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle on July 20, 1969. Command module pilot Michael Collins flew the command module Columbia alone in lunar orbit [...]
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!
With warmer weather finally arriving (hooray!) the team has been trialling lunchtime green smoothies, and we're now happy converts to the refreshing taste. The perfect formula is two cups of leafy greens to two cups of liquid and three cups of fruit. Why not try one in the sunshine this weekend? Image by StockSnap from [...]
http://gty.im/898708956 Living accommodation takes many shapes, forms and sizes. Inspired by a lot of photo research for these kinds of things recently and in honour of the unusual, this weeks' pic of the week features a cosy hideaway in a converted shepherd's hut.
http://gty.im/505797368 It's summer holiday season in the Publishing Services team, with Sarah flying to Japan this weekend, and Lucy to Ibiza next week. Lets hope the holiday vibes spark the end of this wet weather! Happy Friday!
http://gty.im/477279650 This week marks the beginning of the Women's World Cup. We all have our teams, will you be watching this weekend?
http://gty.im/828279856 The team have been indulging their sweet tooth with some traditional Scottish tablet. Have you ever tried it? In celebration, this week's Pic of the Week is of the dramatic Highlands landscape The Quiraing (or Cuith-Raing) on the Isle of Skye, Scotland.
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