Category Archives: Celebrations

Remembrance day 11.11.13

If you visit the Uk around this time of year, you will notice many people wear a poppy on their lapel e.g. BBC news readers. You will find them for sale in news agents, supermarkets etc Just in case you … Continue reading

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Easter nests

The school gastronomic festival starts this week so I hope you are getting your top recipes ready to join in. As Easter is approaching I give you our family favourite recipe for this time of year. It is simple, it … Continue reading

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And the Oscars 2013 went to…

Last night the 85th edition of the Oscars brought some Hollywood magic to our screens. There were not many surprises but it is always funny to see top actors rendered inarticulate with emotion. In fact there is a brilliant website … Continue reading

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Be my Valentine

Another globalised tradition, Valentine’s Day, is here along with romantic paraphernalia to suit all tastes from naff to sophisticated. Some people disregard this celebration and some revel in it. How do you feel about it? Humour plays its part too. … Continue reading

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Shrove Tuesday:pancake recipe

Carnival is not hugely celebrated in the Uk but for one tradition Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day. Shrove Tuesday is the day preceding Ash Wednesday, the first day of the season of fasting and prayer called Lent.(Cuaresma). What I enjoy … Continue reading

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Obama inaugural speech

On the 21st January 2013, Barack H Obama delivered a progressive and inspirational inaugural speech as he starts his second term as the 44th President of the USA. Citing from the American Declaration of Independence he said “all men are … Continue reading

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Cultural Week

The ENGLISH DEPARTMENT at EOI Elx is delighted to welcome you all to the 2013 cultural week. From next Monday 21st, we will have a series of cultural events in the school lasting a whole week. We are very glad … Continue reading

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