We know that getting ready for resit examinations does not sound appealing especially this summer. However, it is not all that bad if you are determined to pass all your subjects to ensure academic success.
Summer graduation season is upon us and uni students who toiled for years will finally reap what they sowed. After your graduation cap has been hung up, what will you do next? Are you joining the work force or furthering your education?
Summer Solstice is here, which marks the longest day of the year for countries in the Northern Hemisphere. The sun rose at around 4:40 this morning and will set at 9:20 in Britain tonight. It is basically around 16 long hours of daylight.
The last Monday of August, which falls on the 29th, marks the Summer Bank Holiday in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. On the other hand, Scotland had theirs on 1st August or the first Monday of this month.
Today, 1st August is the official Summer Bank Holiday in Scotland. On the other hand, the rest of the UK will have theirs on the last day of the month. Also known as August Bank Holiday, it marks the end of summer and the start of autumn.
For the first time since 1948, the Summer Solstice or the longest day of the year has coincided with the June full moon called the Strawberry Moon. The 17 long hours of sunlight will yield bright moonlit skies and such extraordinary astrological event will be witnessed around the world.
Beltane (or Beltain) is the Celtic festival of fire. It is usually celebrated on 1 May or around the midpoint from the spring equinox to the summer solstice. It marks the start of summer and celebrates fertility. It originated in ancient Scotland, Ireland and the Isle of Man.