Getting ready for the Games. Image Credit: LOCOG
For the past seven years it’s all we’ve heard about; TV channels have been in overdrive and sponsors have rammed 2012-branded products down our throats at every opportunity. Even our chocolate bars have been adorned with those one-eyed mascots Wenlock and Mandeville.
But the world’s ‘greatest sporting event’ which once seemed so far off is now only 100 days away. Read More
Tower of London
Each night for the past 700 years the Ceremony of the Keys has taken place at the Tower of London. The ritual, carried out to secure the tower for the night, began as a necessary way to protect the queen and the crown jewels and is now one of our many colourful British traditions and a lesser known tourist attraction in London. Read More
The new place for gap years? Creative Commons photo credit: TJ Morris
The idea of spending a gap year at home may not appeal to many but a new pilot scheme launching later this year will promote just that.