Mother’s Day 

It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday (in the UK). You’ve still got loads of time to grab a card and some chocolates. But if your mother lives far away then get thyself to Moonpig forthwith! I’m not going to harp on about Mother’s Day. Yes, it’s a day for thanking our mothers for all they do for us….

Leap Year

2016 is a Leap Year. For those that don’t know, a leap year, which occurs every 4 years, is when we get an extra day (29th February). The day is added because the Earth doesn’t orbit the sun in exactly 365 days. So essentially it’s used to synchronize the calendar year with the solar year. Julius…

Chinese New Year 

Chinese New Year. Bit behind with this one but better late than never. Traditionally between 23rd of the final lunar month (January) the Chinese will all partake in customs to prepare for New Year. These include: thoroughly cleaning your house and getting rid of anything broken or no longer necessary, this is known as “sweeping…