For some a special event is a designated day or holiday such as Christmas Day or Valentine´s Day, but for others it can represent a birth or confirmation, whilst for others it can be a treat to say thank you, or I appreciate you. Some say it with flowers, others with a pieces of jewellery, but whatever your taste, it is always nice to know that your efforts are appreciated and rewarded with a gift.
Christmas Day History
Christmas Day is a globally celebrated religious holiday and over two billion people which represents over a third of the world's population, will celebrate the birth of Christ. It is uncertain however how many of these people know or appreciate the origins of christmas day and its associated traditions.
Remembrance Day Explained
Armistice Day, Remembrance Day, Poppy Day and the Day of Remembrance are the same but Remembrance Sunday is different. We explain the history behind this important day of remembrance and how it differs from Remembrance Sunday.
St. Andrews Day
November in a style all of their own. As autumn leaves fall and the wind sharpens to a frigid bite, the Scots commemorate their national saint by welcoming the winter season with extra doses of their renown good cheer and hospitality.