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St. Patrick’s Day, 2019

St. Patrick’s Day, 2019

It’s a feast day like no other, a celebration marking the 17th March, every year across the globe. Saint Patrick’s Day is a momentous occasion not only throughout Ireland, but through towns, villages, cities, offices, schools, churches and homes, decorated in a sea of green across every nation around the world. The actual feast day
Mrs. Lent

Mrs. Lent

Did you know of one of Greece’s oldest and most beautiful traditions, leading towards the sacred and special celebration of Easter? Introducing ‘Kira Sarakosti,’ or simply- Mrs. Lent. A sentimental and visual tradition, celebrated in many corners of Greece during this time. The custom begins on Clean Monday (Katharodeftera.) An edible biscuit doll is made
International Women’s Day, 2019

International Women’s Day, 2019

The 8th March every year is celebrated globally to raise the awareness of, and to promote women’s empowerment and gender equality. The United Nations Women is the entity that promotes the significance of the day and to ensure progress is developed and promoted to meet the needs of women and girls worldwide. The United Women’s
History of the Ambulance

History of the Ambulance

Did you know that funeral directors were in the ambulance business for around 50 years before handing it over to emergency services? Before the Civil War, ambulances were basically unheard of. Up until the mid-1800’s, people who were ill or injured were treated by a doctor in their home, whose medical calibre extended to no