The 2018 Winter Olympics is taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, from February 9th to 25th – 35,000 spectators will be gathered in the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium and 13 other venues, to see the world’s top athletes in action. Continue reading
Being aware of the diverse needs of people with disabilities has not always run parallel with making provisions for them to be able to enjoy equality when entering and moving around buildings. Continue reading
The modern automatic door may be something that we take for granted now, but it’s only in the last couple of decades that we have come to expect shops, airport, offices, gyms and other public space doors to slide open for us! Continue reading
When an architect is charged with designing a sports stadium, there’s a whole host of aspects that need to be considered. As well as being fit for purpose, the stadium should be aesthetically pleasing and built to stand the test of time. Here are some of the world’s most impressive sporting stadiums.
The Post Office is experiencing its busiest time of the year, with cards and parcels flooding through the system throughout December, right up to Christmas. In fact, an amazing 1.7 billion Christmas cards and 130 million parcels containing gifts are sent each year in Great Britain. Continue reading
Every November, we look forward to the first of the year’s Christmas adverts appearing on our television screens to mark the arrival of the festive period. One brand that never fails to impress with its Christmas ads is supermarket chain Sainsbury’s – but can you remember their ads from the last five years? Here’s a recap for you…
The focal point of the front of a building is often its entrance or door. There are some entrances that have earned iconic status throughout the world, and here are just a few of them.
Stand and deliver! Perhaps the most famous highwayman of all time, Dick Turpin is portrayed as a dashing and daring 18th century horseman who rode 190 miles from London to York on his mare, Black Bess. In fact, although Turpin existed, his famous ride was sadly fictional!
Often, the biggest laughs in sitcoms come from the oldest characters: think Uncle Albert in Only Fools and Horses, Nana in The Royle Family and Father Jack in Father Ted. So, when Waiting for God appeared on our screens in 1990 as a sitcom that revolved entirely around the lives of residents in a retirement home, we knew we were going to be in for plenty of laughs.
Writer and actor John Cleese has been entertaining people for more than 50 years and even at the age of 77, he shows no signs of slowing down. In April this year, the veteran entertainer revealed he was to star in a new BBC sitcom, Edith, in which he would play Phil, the ex-boyfriend of widow Edith – who will be played by Alison Steadman.