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Remembrance and Celebration

Last week and the past weekend were special in Dubai, as they marked 2 major events – firstly November 30th was Martyrs Day, when those Emiratis who have given their lives for their country are remembered, then 2 days later on 2nd December, UAE National Day was celebrated. 507 more words


Leaf and Flame - Fox fire

It would be fair to say that, although the Lady of the Hunt may have tried to maintain dignity during the Fox Dance, it had gone up in flames with the very first flare and she was as excited as a cub. 600 more words

Silent Eye 2016 Workshop

Recipe: St. George's Day Cupcakes!

We recently celebrated St.Georges day here in England and what better way to do so than with cupcakes? 222 more words


The Polluters

“It’s fackin’ Saint George’s day, innit”

My heart drops. There are four lads at the end of the bar, all pissed and loud. After 5 days of walking in the wilderness meeting only smiley, gentle country folk, encountering the four drunken Brits is like walking into a wall – it’s a harsh, hard reality check. 1,003 more words


The Earth Day delusion

Two things happened on consecutive days in April.

The second thing passed most folk in England by without notice. April 23rd was our national day, … 336 more words


St Georges Day

Many Catalonian men present their female relatives with roses on St Georges Day (23rd April).

The story is that there was a dragon attacking the kingdom. 302 more words


Custom survived: Lichfield's Court of St. George

Currently, towns and villages are awash with St. George’s day celebrations, this is a recent thing. For many years the day went without notice, bar a few scouts groups, but keeping the flame alight during those dark days was St. 665 more words

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