The sun is shining, so it’s time to get outside. Yes, it’s hard to get motivated to go walking when the weather is bad. But now that summer is here there is no excuse to stay inside. Time to brush off the cobwebs and get moving. Walking is one of the easiest and cheapest ways… More Why take a self guided treasure hunt?
With the warmer weather, consider holding a party outside. Arrange tea lights in jars around the garden to add light to an after-dark party. Remember with all candle products to keep an eye on them to stop the wind from blowing them out and to ensure they don’t set fire to your plants. Background music can add to… More Feel like throwing a party?
Summer Bank Holiday The Bank Holidays Act of 1871 introduced four days as bank holidays in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and five days in Scotland. The Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971 is now the statutory basis for bank holidays following the repeal of the 1871 Act. The bank holiday that fell on… More Summer Bank Holiday in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Having friends over for a barbeque is a great way to spend an afternoon and/or evening. Or why not give up cooking entirely and have a selection of salads, pastries and dips? While the weather is good, throw a summer party. You can also ask your guests to bring a dish, or a bottle of something. People… More There’s still some good weather around so have a summer party!
The Guardian reported on Tuesday 7 August 2012 that Seven Cameroon athletes had ‘gone missing’ during the London 2012 Olympic Games. Drusille Ngako, a reserve goalkeeper for the women’s football team, was the first to disappear. Then swimmer Paul Ekane Edingue went missing. On Sunday the five boxers – Thomas Essomba, Christian Donfack Adjoufack, Abdon Mewoli,… More The mystery of the missing athletes.
A record crowd of 80,203 attended the final of the London 2012 Olympics women’s football. The USA beat Japan 2-1 at Wembley, claiming their fourth Olympic gold in women’s football. Midfielder Carli Lloyd scored both goals for the US – a header after eight minutes and a powerful strike after the break. Yuki… More London 2012 Olympics – Women’s football final
History is being made at Wembley tonight Although men’s football has been included in every Olympic Games except 1896 and 1932 women’s football was not included in the Olympics until the 1996 Atlanta Games. The USA has made it to the final in all the preveious four Olympic Games, winning the gold medal three times.… More Women’s football at the london 2012 Olympics
1908, 1948 and 2012 London is the only city to host the Summer Games three times. Today the eyes of the world are on the London Olympics again as the Opening ceremony is staged. While Beijing’s opening ceremony had 2008 pounding drummers and cost a reported $100m, the Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle was given a… More The host of three Summer Olympics