Now listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s biggest annual fund-raising event, the first ever London Marathon took place 36 years ago today, on March 29th, 1981.
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Don’t forget to put your clocks forward by one hour this weekend as we enter British Summer Time (BST). With the weather of the past couple of weeks, it certainly hasn’t felt very ‘summery’, but it is officially Spring and so the clocks ‘spring’ forward by an hour overnight between Saturday and Sunday.
Today, Acorn Stairlifts joins the nation in sending our very best wishes to our national treasure Dame Vera Lynn on the occasion of her 100th birthday.
To all our Irish friends, or anyone who feels an affinity to the emerald isle, Happy St Patrick’s Day!
Today we’re returning to our occasional series looking at curious English phrases and expressions; things we might say and understand the meaning of without really knowing where they come from.