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I’m a Bug Get Me Out of Here!

I’m a Bug Get Me Out of Here!

The well-known TV programme, ‘I’m a celebrity get me out of here!’ has begun a new series recently and there are all sorts of havoc going on. The series consists of 10 current celebrities such as Gemma Collins from TOWIE, Tinchy Styder, Melanie Sykes and Craig Charles from the soap, ‘Coronation Street’. Obviously it is […]

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‘In the Pink’ Gorilla Celebrates 40th Birthday

‘In the Pink’ Gorilla Celebrates 40th Birthday

A female gorilla, that loves pink, celebrated her 40th birthday at London Zoo recently, with a colourful carrot, potato and parsnip cake. Zaire the gorilla got caught in a video from London Zoo, slowly chomping on the layered cake, in her enclosure, before laying on her belly, picking it up in her hands and eating […]

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Curse of the Gremlin!

Curse of the Gremlin!

They are devil fiction creatures, the author Roald Dahl during the war wrote a book about them in 1943. Later Walt Disney made a cartoon book based on Dahl’s characters, increasing their fame. Bomber crews during World War 2 used often used them as mascots and if an aircraft crashed or got shot they were […]

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The Conker Ban

The Conker Ban

Children love the golden, irresistible conkers that lie on the ground under the trees, in their green, spiky armour. Autumn used to be the time for conker fights but some youngsters were being too rough and conker games were banned from schools and playgrounds about five or six years ago, after the skin of the conker flew into […]

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Chelsea Plan Bid for Bale

Chelsea Plan Bid for Bale

Chelsea are ready to raid Real Madrid for Manchester United target Gareth Bale, 25, in next summer’s transfer window. According to Tuttomercatoweb, the Blues are looking for Real Madrid star Gareth Bale, however Manchester United are also planning a bid for the former Tottenham star. Bale joined the Spanish club from Tottenham over a year […]

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Tower of London Poppy Display Won the Hearts of Millions

Tower of London Poppy Display Won the Hearts of Millions

Over the months running up to Armistice Day, over four million people have visited the Tower of London poppy art exhibition – making it the most popular art installation ever produced in this country. Since July, 888,246 poppies have been planted at the Tower of London. Visitors have included the Royal Family, politicians and, of […]

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Rosetta’s successful landing!

Rosetta’s successful landing!

The European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission has made an historic landing on a comet . After a memorable if awkward comet landing, the robot probe Philae is now stable and sending pictures – but there are concerns about its battery life. The probe arrived in August but landed on it yesterday. After two bounces, the […]

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Burgh School Remembers

Burgh School Remembers

  Inspired by the art installation at the Tower of London, one Lincolnshire school has made its own ‘sea of poppies’. Although Burgh School has not been able to match the four million who flocked to the Tower, their art display, which has now moved from the hall to the reception area, has proved a […]

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Remembrance in Horncastle

Remembrance in Horncastle

In my role as a  Public Relations Officer for the Army Cadet Force (ACF), I spent Sunday morning in Horncastle to celebrate Remembrance Sunday. The streets of the town were crowded as the parade, consisting of many local organisations, made its way to a packed St Mary’s Church and, later, to the old War Memorial Hospital. One of […]

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Van Gaal or Moyes?

Van Gaal or Moyes?

Following Moyes’ departure at United, Louis Van Gaal was assigned for the job. But is he any better? After David Moyes left Manchester United after just under a season in charge at the Theatre of Dreams, Louis Van Gaal got the job. However looking at the stats, it seems Moyes had more wins and points […]