The music charts may have plummeted in significance somewhat since the demise of Top of the Pops and the physical ‘single’, but even total music snobs like myself often can’t resist a peek at the charts just before Christmas as we see who claims the prize of having the best-selling single on December 25th.
Popular TV programmes like BBC’s ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ have encouraged many people to research their ancestry. Some might pay a professional to do it for them, or they may end up sifting through archived newspapers, birth and death records, and other physically printed media from centuries ago to gain clues on what their relatives of the distant past were (more…)
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last week, you’ll already be aware that Donald Trump recently won the U.S. presidential election. Furthermore, it appears that the search for the 45th President of the United States lead to huge numbers of us (more…)
Last weekend saw the prestigious First Round of the Emirates FA Cup, where little-known non-league sides like Westfields, Curzon Ashton, Merstham, Spennymoor United and Harrow Borough locked horns with established Football League sides like Sheffield United, Portsmouth and Bolton Wanderers.
As usual, there were one or two surprises, with National League side Macclesfield Town’s win at (more…)
Social media is a phenomenon that has changed the way many people approach life. Prior to the introduction of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in the early ‘00s, people would have to call their friends to arrange meet-ups, use telephone directories to (more…)
Emojis may seem like a gimmick, but with studies showing that 92.4% of us use them more than once a year, they’re an important part of the way most of us communicate online. Businesses should be no exception to this, and while we’re not recommending that you fill your posts, tweets and emails with hundreds of (more…)