birthdays

Friday, July 29, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

Happy 100th birthday, have a mountain! Norway to give rather large gift to Finland to mark centenary of independence

'Happy birthday to you, what a fantastic view, happy birthday dear Finland...', Norway gift wrap a towering treat for their neighbours

'Happy birthday to you, what a fantastic view, happy birthday dear Finland...'

What do you give the independent state that has everything? Norway are considering tying a bow on Mount Halti and handing it to Finland to mark their Nordic neighbour's 100 years of independence from Russia…

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

'Birthdays are forced fun, the only other people who've forced us to have fun are the Nazis and Blue Peter' – the Big Debate on birthdays gets heated

'Birthdays are forced fun, the only other people who've forced us to have fun are the Nazis and Blue Peter' – the Big Debate on birthdays gets heated

'Birthdays are forced fun' – the Big Debate gets heated

Do we actually need birthdays now that the EU law forcing us to celebrate them no longer applies?