Okay, so our seasons may not be the most predictable. With sizzling April sun in the UK taking temperatures above those in Greece or Spain, we’re busy dusting off the barbecue and picnic blanket.
You’ve probably heard about the growing phenomenon of the adult colouring book. No, that’s not some kind of weird X-rated colouring between the lines – just straightforward colouring-in books being marketed not for kids, but specifically for adults.
What is it about Brits and bunting?
We Brits love a bit of bunting, don’t we? Just give us an occasion, and we’ll hang out the bunting – birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, any old royal-do, or digging up your first Jersey Royals.
But what are the origins of bunting? Well, the word has nothing to do with small sparrow-like birds called reed, cirl or corn buntings. No, no.