30th November is St Andrew’s Day

St Andrews St Andrews in Fife on the east coast of Scotland is named after Saint Andrew. The name St Andrews derives from the town’s claim to be the resting place of bones of the apostle Andrew. According to legend, St Regulus brought the relics to Scotland, where a shrine was established for their safekeeping and veneration.


During the national emergency, Belgian forces told citizens to stay indoors and not go near their windows for safety reasons. They also appealed for social media silence about any police action users might witness. Belgians responded to terror raids with cats. Kevin Rawlinson writing in the Guardian News shares a wonderful list of twitter feeds and notes that… More #BrusselsLockdown

Christmas 2015 Adventures with Treasure Hunts in London

  Looking for some Festive Fun to share with Friends and Family ? The 12 Days of Christmas Late Night Treasure Hunt On Friday, 4 December 2015 at 6pm Christmas Street Game – Operation Naughty or Nice On Sunday, 6 December 2015 at 2.30pm.       Treasure Hunts in London fully managed treasure hunts throughout… More Christmas 2015 Adventures with Treasure Hunts in London

The Thinking Drinkers are back in London

Guides to the legends of Liquor Having seen their show in Edinburgh this summer, I can recommend going to see The Thinking Drinkers.  [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PaaE9cAKWA?feature=player_detailpage]   The show, by award-winning drinks writers Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham, is on at The Museum of Comedy on 9-12 december2015 and 17-23 December 2015. Age recommendation: Strictly 18+ as… More The Thinking Drinkers are back in London

Parliament Week

Want to know more about Parliament and democracy in the UK? Parliament Week is running from 16th to 22nd November 2015. It is coordinated by the House of Commons, with support from the House of Lords. Throughout the way there will be a programme of events and activities aimed at connecting people with Parliament and democracy in the… More Parliament Week

Why Wine is Good

Wine has been with us for centuries. Wine jars from 7000 B.C from ancient China indicate wine being made by fermenting fruit, rice and honey. In 4000 B.C. ancient Egypt considered beer as one of the foods of life and a dietary staple. 5 scientific reasons why drinking wine is good The Evening Standard also… More Why Wine is Good