“Remember, remember the fifth of November, gunpowder treason and plot. We see no reason, why gunpowder treason, should ever be forgot!”
Today we celebrate what has come to be known as ‘Bonfire Night; where communities gather around huge bonfires to watch engulfing walls of flame majestically dance against dark of night, and a myriad of glimmering colours creating rainbows in the night sky.
Today marks St. George’s Day, the celebration of a man best known as the patron saint of England. The occasion is traditionally accepted as the anniversary of Saint George’s death in AD 303, and one that is famed for the medieval tale of dragon-slaying and rescuing an innocent maiden from death. Whether that dragon existed or not, we’ll leave to you to decide.
Tartan Day is a celebration of Scottish heritage held on April 6, the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320, confirming Scotland’s status as an independent sovereign state.
It’s Waffle Day, so we thought we’d share another great recipe from one of our Grouponites! Here’s one Analyst Bernardo uses on a regular basis. Unfortunately, there aren’t any in the office today (sad face); but we’ve been assured by Bernardo that these are simple to make and delicious!
As everyone knows, Saint Patrick’s Day is the annual event when everyone in the world becomes Irish for the day. But what about the truth behind this heady festival of orange wigs, shamrocks and all things green? Keen to learn more, we did some digging to discover what Saint Patrick’s Day is really about.