Today is the 448th birthday of Galileo Galilei, the well known scientist, mathematician, writer and astronomer. Most children have a fascination with the stars, planets and space in general, so here are some star themed ideas they'll love.
Far and away the most abundant image of Valentine's Day, and of romance and love in general, is the heart shape. You've probably seen thousands of them, and rarely stopped to think about it. But here's the question - why does the heart symbol we're all so familiar with look absolutely nothing like a real heart?
In today's blog, in celebration of it being February 10th, we'll be looking at what strange connection there is between today's date, an alcoholic midwife, convulsive children and umbrellas. Honestly, stick with me on this.
Today, February 8th, is the birthday of a true legend, who has almost certainly touched the heart strings or played on the pulses of millions of us. No, I'm not talking about Trinny Woodall, although we do of course wish her all the best for her 48th birthday today. No, the particular legend I'm thinking of today is John Williams, who is 80 years old today. John - a happy birthday to you!
Are you having an office Christmas party this year? With finances stretched so far, budgets shrinking and the pressure increasing every day many businesses have announced that they will not be having a festive bash.