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Roman Jersey

Unlike Guernsey the Roman presence in Jersey is not so clear cut. In this article we look at some of the new emerging evidence for Roman ‘occupation’ in Jersey or ‘Andium’ as it was probably know by the Romans.

Did Chaucer ‘invent’ Valentines Day ?

Did Geoffrey Chaucer invent Valentine’s Day? – In this article we look at how he may have influenced it.

What is Love ? (Scientifically Speaking)

What is Love ? : A very deep and involved question. However in this article we will restrict ourself to the scientific point of view. What is going on in our bodies, and brains when we fall in love or see the object of our inner most desires.

Procrastination – The Science of ‘putting it off’

Let’s face it, we all procrastinate. We can put in a huge amount of effort in trying to avoid some other task. Sometimes more effort is put into avoiding something than just actually doing it.

Why Do Teapots Dribble ?

For the British, the taking of tea is part of our cultural heritage so you can understand why the dribbling teapot would be of particular concern.

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Roman Jersey

Unlike Guernsey the Roman presence in Jersey is not so clear cut. In this article we look at some of the new emerging evidence for Roman ‘occupation’ in Jersey or ‘Andium’ as it was probably know by the Romans.

Alderney Invasion – The night 4 Alderney Militiamen Repelled 200+ Frenchmen

4 Alderney Militiamen Vs 200+ Frenchmen : Conclusion = obvious – the French lost

The Guernsey Quiz : How Well Do You Know the Bailiwick?

Test your knowledge with these 20 questions we’ve gathered from...

Did Chaucer ‘invent’ Valentines Day ?

Did Geoffrey Chaucer invent Valentine’s Day? – In this article we look at how he may have influenced it.

What is Love ? (Scientifically Speaking)

What is Love ? : A very deep and involved question. However in this article we will restrict ourself to the scientific point of view. What is going on in our bodies, and brains when we fall in love or see the object of our inner most desires.

Now that’s a Great Idea – Dirt Repelling Clothes

This is something to get washing machine and soap manuafactures in a lather – clothes that clean themselves, or at least resist the grubby attention of the World’s grime.

Roman Jersey

Unlike Guernsey the Roman presence in Jersey is not so clear cut. In this article we look at some of the new emerging evidence for Roman ‘occupation’ in Jersey or ‘Andium’ as it was probably know by the Romans.

Kaiser Wilhelm II – The Man Who Changed Europe Forever

History can often turn on the actions of a single individual, either singly or over a period of time. Personality traits and the whims, especially of absolute monarchs, for either ill or good, can shape our world. Such could be said of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany.

Crossing the Rubicon – Caesar and the Birth of an English Idiom

On the 10th January 49 BC Julius Caesar led one of his legions across a small stream called the Rubicon, thus defying the Roman Senate and breaking the Lex Cornelia Majestatis that forbade a general from bringing an army out of the province to which he was assigned. Turning to his lieutenants just before he crossed, Caesar remarked bitterly, ‘Jacta alea est’ (The die is cast.)

Has the Tomb of the Mona Lisa Been Found ?

Her likeness famously hangs in the Louvre museum in Paris and she has been the discussion of endless texts trying to find out who she was and just what her enigmatic smile might mean. But the location of Mona Lisa’s mortal remains has always been more of a mystery….until now.

Out of the mouths of babes oft times come gems – some more school test funnies

As the saying goes “Out of the mouths of babes oft times come gems” … and those gems can sometimes be extremely hilarious indeed. We’ve gathered together some of the things that children have written at school in response to tests

More Milligan Magic

Some humerous poetry from the wacky world of the master of mirth … Mr Spike Milligan.
I’m not frightened of Pussy Cats.
They only eat up mice and rats,
But a Hippopotamus
Could eat the Lotofus

Why Do Teapots Dribble ?

For the British, the taking of tea is part of our cultural heritage so you can understand why the dribbling teapot would be of particular concern.

Why do the Europeans Drive on the Right Whilst the British Drive on the Left ?

Whilst much of the world’s road systems enforce driving on the right, not all do. Most notably, the British drive on the left whilst their continental cousins drive on the right, but why ?

The Guernsey Quiz : How Well Do You Know the Bailiwick?

Test your knowledge with these 20 questions we’ve gathered from...

Latest Local News

BBC News - Guernsey

BBC News - Guernsey

Guernsey FC skipper Jamie Dodd departs the club after more than 200 appearances for the Green Lions.
Posted: February 18, 2017, 12:59 pm
Guernsey's Football Association is to look again at the decision to cancel the 2017 women's Muratti against rivals Jersey.
Posted: February 17, 2017, 9:43 am
Great Britain will take on Romania in April's Fed Cup World Group II play-offs, looking to reach the second tier for the first time since 1993.
Posted: February 14, 2017, 12:03 pm
Officials declare the incident on the Channel coast to be over, with nobody seriously hurt.
Posted: February 9, 2017, 11:55 am
Poor decision-making by a pilot over ice build-up led to a flight having to divert, investigators say.
Posted: February 9, 2017, 1:07 am
The Jewish woman who defied the Nazis in the German-occupied Channel Islands survived with the support of a senior member of Guernsey's government.
Posted: January 28, 2017, 2:36 am

Quote of the Day…

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
Jerome Cummings

GUERNSEY FC – The Best Small Club in the World

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