Valentine’s Day around the World

2019-01-02T15:49:12+00:00February 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|

As Valentine’s Day is just a few days away, we thought we would look into how a few different countries around the world celebrate this day of love. In England, we tend to send loved ones cards, flowers and gifts but Valentine's Day takes a whole new meaning in other areas of the world. 1. [...]

Earth’s Rotation Day

2017-09-21T07:27:54+00:00January 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Tomorrow is Earth’s rotation day! It is celebrated on January 8th as it commemorates when French physicist, Leon Foucault demonstrated the Earth rotates on its axis in 1851. Every 24 hours the earth rotates on its axis. However, these rotations are slowing down. Atomic clocks show that a modern day is longer by about 1.7 [...]

Celebrate National Trivia Day!

2017-09-21T10:37:02+00:00January 4th, 2016|Mapping Product|

Today is National Trivia Day – a chance to share snippets of knowledge whether they are big or small, interesting or not. Trivia are insignificant pieces of information (which may be very interesting!) and this day celebrates trivia worldwide. However unimportant these fascinating facts are, this day is for people who enjoy sharing them. Ways [...]

Grandparent’s day gift ideas

2017-09-21T07:49:38+00:00October 1st, 2015|Mapping Product, Uncategorized|

This week marks national grandparent’s day (3rd October). This day was created by Marian McQuade, whose motivation was to champion the cause of lonely elderly in nursing homes. She hoped she could influence grandchildren to tap into the wisdom and advice their grandparents could provide. It is celebrated in September in the US but is [...]

First day of autumn!

2017-09-21T07:50:06+00:00September 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Today we can officially say goodbye to summer 2015 (yes, it’s time to get the jumpers out!) as today marks the first day of autumn with the autumnal equinox which usually falls on 22nd or 23rd September every year. As the planet actually takes 365.25 days to orbit the sun, the equinox will occasionally fall [...]