What is the Point in all these Equations?

Follow @UrFhasaidh We’ve all done it. We have all had the experience of sitting in a mind-numbingly boring maths classroom and asking ourselves what is the point in all these maths problems, when will we ever have to use them in the real world? At school I was never a great fan of mathematics. I … Continue reading What is the Point in all these Equations?

Onset of Christmas Month

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, I’m led to believe, was significant in popularising the celebration of Christmas among the English upper classes. Before this time it had very much been a holiday for the industrial, labouring classes. One hundred and seventy-one years on and Christmas remains an indispensable part of the working person’s social calendar. … Continue reading Onset of Christmas Month