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Oct
25
2013

Halloween Recipe

Halloween Recipe

Halloween, or All Hallows eve, is a celebration for many countries on October 31st and is a time to remember the dead including Saints and Martyrs and its Christian origins date back to around 1745. The word Halloween means “Hallowed evening” or “Holy evening” and comes from a Scottish term for “All Hallows Eve” where Eve is Even and became shortened to “e’en” or “een” so over time All Hallows Even became Halloween So it’s [...]

Jul
30
2013

National Parks week

Exmoor Ponies

Did you realise that this week is national parks week and that the U.K. is home to 15 National Parks? All of these parks are free and open to everyone to go and enjoy their unique stunning scenery and walks. If you have never visited a national park in your life or make regular trips each time you visit one you will be amazed by the diversity of wildlife, scenery and views and the sheers [...]