A distant relation of Guy Fawkes has been elected as a UK Independence Party councillor. Retired headteacher Philip Fawkes
Saturday marks the anniversary of the Zoological Society of London. The international scientific, conservation and educational
Whilst regular trips to the beach and lemonades down the pub were on my parents check list, so were some more unusual activities. You see, I come from Devon where pagan traditions are kept alive, and various festivals celebrating fertility, reproduction and nature are dotted across the calendar.
The latest member of the UK Independence Party is hoping to explode onto the Westminster scene and you can bet there will
Happy Friday, everyone! At least, it is for Democrats and every other country in the world apart from Pakistan. Less so for
Around 50% of people on Twitter believe 'Bonfire Night' is spelt 'Bombfire Night'. Or it seems that way. The horrendous misspelling
I particularly appreciate Crystal's frankness and open-mindedness - he never claims every line Shakespeare wrote is sacred. Nor does he blindly accept all of Shakespeare's plays as equally brilliant.
Nothing beats a warming pie or a burger after a cold night at the fireworks. But don't just throw something together. Take
Way ahead in the future, if someone were to write a history book about today, then the recent years starting from the global financial crisis, covering the commencement of US troop pull-out from Iraq and the power of the people in the Middle-East ideally termed as 'Arab Spring', then the time period from 2009 to 2012 could potentially lead to many fat chapters.
This is a country where Protestants worthy of the name no longer celebrate Catholic deaths, where, for the most part, the Christian Church is smart enough not to be embarrassing. I like it. Let's reject criminalising those we strongly disagree with. Let's work to keep it that way.