Brexit - European Union, which way to turn

Brexit – Maybe the Solution lies in the Problem

The UK has never been as divided as it is today over Brexit, or has it? There’s no doubt that Brexit has caused unprecedented division across the whole of the UK. It has pitted the public against each other: Leavers against Remainers. It has broken our Parliament and caused bitter fighting among the various political factions. It is tearing families apart. But maybe, just maybe, the solution to the Brexit crisis lies in the very thing that is causing us problems.

Saint Brigid cathedral in Kildare town

Saint Brigid Day – Feb 1st

Saint Brigid Day When many people think of Ireland and Saints, you can guarantee that in most cases the name Saint Patrick will come to mind. But there are many […]

The annual Pust carnival in Cerknica, Slovenia 2009 ( A traditional celebration where people dress up to scare off the winter )

Pust – Scaring off the Winter – A yearly festival in Slovenia

Everyone hates the winter. And not just these days, but even going back to ancient times the pagan people hated the winter so much they created elaborate festivals to scare […]

Finn McCool's home on the Hill of Allen.

The Bog of Allen.

The Bog of Allen, home of the legendary Irish Giant Finn McCool. The Bog of Allen is an immense raised bog covering an area nearly 1000 square kilometres in size. […]

Dedek Mraz procession in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Also known as Grandfather Cold or Grandfather Frost, this tradition was used by the communists as a replacement for the western Santa Claus. The tradition comes from a ancient Russian Legend of Ded Moroz, and he wears a white outfit and Russian Kuchma Hat.

Three Santas in Slovenia – It’s good to be a Slovenian child at Christmas!

Saint Nicholas (Miklavž) The night air is filled with the cold vapour of tiny breaths as children gather in Prešeren square, eagerly awaiting the first of three presents they will […]

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Halloween it’s NOT American!

Halloween, it’s NOT American Many people, it seems, think that Halloween is an American celebration. Over here in Slovenia, where I am currently living, when I ask people if they […]