St Nicholas Day
December 05th 2016
Have you ever wondered why people hang stockings up on Christmas Eve for Father Christmas (or Santa Claus) to fill with small gifts and goodies? Children all over the world have St Nicholas to thank for this custom...
The History of England,
December 01st 2016
William II, known as William Rufus, is perhaps best known for the controversy surrounding his death whilst hunting in the New Forest. But there was much more to this king...
St Andrew, Patron Saint of Scotland
The History of Scotland,
November 28th 2016
30th November is St Andrew's Day. The union flag of Great Britain is sometimes referred to as the Union Jack and is made up of three overlaid crosses. One of these crosses is the flag of the Patron Saint of Scotland, Saint Andrew...