The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) is a project launched in 2004 by UNESCO to promote cooperation among cities which recognized creativity as a major factor in their urban development. The cities approved have all met the required criteria set by UNESCO covering: Quality, quantity and diversity of publishing in the city Quality and quantity of educational programmes focusing on … More UNESCO Creative Cities Network
D.H. Lawrence is celebrated at the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum in Eastwood Located in the house where he was born in 1885, the exhibition has been laid out in the style of a late 19th-century working class miner’s house. The museum extends to the house next door which houses a short film, a small exhibition of his memorabilia and the … More Visiting the birthplace of D.H. Lawrence.
Our coach rumbled along the long driveway, past the remains of a 12th century Augustinian priory, coming to a halt in front of a large impressive house. Stepping off our transportation, we were greeted and led inside to a stone staircase. In days gone by we would have climbed the stairs outside the building, but they … More A Special Guided Tour Of Newstead Abbey
Air pollution causes 1 in 9 deaths worldwide Air pollution is “the new tobacco…” said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO’s Director-General The World Health Organisation states that air pollution kills an estimated 7 million people worldwide every year. WHO data shows that 9 out of 10 people breathe air containing high levels of pollutants. Air pollution … More Air pollution is “the new tobacco…”
“Eat Well For less” is back on our screens with series 4, helping the nation to see the error of their shopping habits. In series 3 they visited the Taylor family that had kitchen cupboards chock full of food but still managed to wrack up a shopping bill of around £320 per week, over three times the … More Time to declutter your wardrobe
By now you’ve probably had a load of “New Year, New You” emails. All telling you how this year is going to be YOUR year to do something amazing. All you need to do is make a resolution……and stick to it. And about now you’ve probably decided that sticking to it is not an option. … More Sticking to resolutions is hard
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Crossword Puzzle Day This is your opportunity to start sharpening your pencil and get sharpening your brain. To celebrate Crossword Puzzle Day, try solving a crossword or creating a crossword puzzle of your own. Varieties include acrostic, arroword, and skeleton crosswords, as well as straight and cryptic crossword. Elizabeth Kingsley The first double-crostic puzzle was published … More Crossword Puzzle Day 21st December
What’s your favorite color? Mine’s red. And now it’s time to find out what colour other people like as December 18th is Answer the Telephone Like Buddy the Elf Day. Want to take part? Just answer the phone and say “(Insert your Name) the Elf, what’s your favorite color.” Don’t forget to use #AnswerThePhoneLikeBuddyTheElfDay on social … More Answer the Telephone Like Buddy the Elf Day
In Germany it’s traditional for children to leave their shoes outside their bedroom doors on the 5th December. If they have been good “Nikolaus” will visit during the night to fill their shoes with sweeties. But if they have been bad, then a knight called Ruprecht visits instead. Knecht Ruprecht carries a long staff and wears … More Have you been good?