This fascinating article details a conversation between a Percy Page and Rose Calendars founder George Rose. The conversation took place in 1912 and concerned an impressive young customer of Rose Calendars, who later found stardom in the motor industry.
Today is officially the first day of autumn as we embrace the equinox with 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness.
We all know that there are 7 days in a week and 12 months in a year. A quick glance at the calendar confirms these facts. But why should this be? And why should the number of days in each month vary between 28 and 31 with no apparent logic behind the numbers. A detailed look at the logicality behind calendars.
We have all become used to accepting that every year has 52 weeks. Not so for 2020! Here we take a look at why next year will actually have 53 weeks, and the logic behind the reason.
This Sunday 11th November, in cities, towns and villages, bells will once again ring for peace, beginning with a slow toll in memory of those who died, and then ringing the changes to produce the joyful peal that is such a distinctively British sound.