Gosh, It’s 2013!

It’s a bit weird that my first post of 2013 is one announcing that is 2013. In my opinion there is nothing special about today that marks it out from yesterday apart from the change of one numeral in our date. New Year could have been chosen to happen in mid-summer or perhaps the beginning…

Winter’s first snowfall

When I’m having breakfast I usually sit facing away from the window, whereas my mother and brother sit facing the window, so when they spent the whole of the morning talking about snow I had not idea that I was in fact snowing. Ahhhhh winter’s first snowfall. I know everyone moans about it being a…

2012 – The End of the World?

When asked ‘Do you expect any apocalyptic events to happen on December 21, 2012?’ sixteen percent of Americans said ‘yes’. Now that may not seem a lot but actually evens out at over 40 million people. This added with the countless people in Europe, Oceana and even Asia and Africa who believe in this phenomenon,…

The Olympic Torch comes to Croydon

After two months of hearing about every other cities’ experience of the Olympic flame, today I got to witness it myself. I recently heard that today 20,000 went to watch the Olympic Flame travel through Croydon, one of whom was myself. The crowd was dense, the sun intense and yet the excitement of being just…