Find out what the Year of the Horse means to you
It’s festival time – with Chinese New Year being celebrated from Friday. You might head into central London and Chinatown on Sunday 2nd February to join in the festivities. It is taking place in Trafalgar Square, Chinatown and Shaftesbury Avenue.
The event will start with a parade along Charing Cross Road and Shaftesbury Avenue starting at around 10am. The main stage in Trafalgar Square will feature visiting artists from China. There will also be lion teams circulating around Chinatown, local artists performing on a stage at the end of Dean Street and traditional food and craft stalls. Learn more about the festivities in London:
Chinese New Year in London
A really well know historian, Niall Ferguson, who has appeared in TV programmes and regularly in printed media has turned around and said Britain should have accepted German victory and kept out of the war.
Hmm, might be worth a read…
Was WWI just one big error?
Check out the photographs of some of the world’s most dangerous hiking routes. Perhaps you should leave these ones to people who are properly trained and equipped. That’s not to say you shouldn’t get out to enjoy some fresh air and exercise in the holidays – exploring Surrey, Berkshire and fabulous Greater London.
Scary hikes from around the world
Amazingly this really rare woodland, a Temperate Rainforest, can be found really close to home in Scotland. Put this video on in the background and see if you can spot the red deer and squirrels making guest appearances.
A video of Argyll’s Temperate Rainforest
This is a great video for anybody who wants to know more about US involvement in Vietnam.
Guardian Special Report about Demonstrations in Nigeria
It seems like all over the world there is debate and discussion on whether homosexuality is acceptable or not; often influenced by religious ideas.
Three men are standing trial for stealing from Iceland superstore’s bins. If it was thrown away, is it still theft?
BBC News Report about Bin Thefts