Month: December 2013

Twitter Round-up 2013

As the year draws to a close, Twitter has compiled its annual #YearOnTwitter. Eevee’s Amanda Noble takes a quick look back at some of the top tweets of 2013. It’s been emotional guys… From celebrity deaths to royal babies, the power of social media in announcing breaking news stories and the latest world events is unquestionable. In our New Year edition, we look back on the top tweets from the past year. The beginning of 2013 saw dramatic scenes in London as a helicopter crashed close to Battersea Bridge in Vauxhall. Hundreds of emergency workers and eyewitness tweeted pictures...

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5 WTF New Year’s Eve Traditions

Whilst most of us like to celebrate the New Year with a glass of Champagne and some fireworks, other countries do things a little differently. Erin Hushon explores some of the world’s weirder NYE traditions… The new year is upon us again and hasn’t this year just flown by! I’ve personally made the leap from school to university, passed my driving test and survived the supposedly “unlucky year”. Whilst you probably recognise the generic traditions associated with the New Year (such as the ball dropping in Times Square or the 12 grapes in Spain), here’s a few you might not be...

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Parties, Traditions and New Year’s Resolutions

The turkey is gone and the presents are unwrapped. Yes, it’s  almost time to officially say goodbye to the festive season – but not before we all throw one last party! Eevee’s Hugh Anderson talks parties, traditions and New Year’s resolutions…. For a lot of people, getting horrifically drunk on New Year’s Eve is a necessity. People across the globe prepare lavish parties in order to welcome the New Year with friends and family. From personal experience, these parties normally get messy and when 12 o’clock comes knocking, everyone frantically finds their other half, or a perfect New Year...

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Self-Improvement And Good Intentions

Crack open the champers and celebrate because it’s nearly time to usher in the new year! But as we say hello to 2014, it’s also time to summon up our willpower and try to kick those unsavoury habits. Unfortunately, things are rarely that simple. Eevee Editor, Siobhan Carney discusses the 3 most common new year goals , and explains why resolutions aren’t for the faint of heart…   New Year’s Eve. Somewhere around the time I finish the last mince pie, stub out a cigarette and down the last dregs of wine I – like 99% of the rest...

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Bag A Bargain in The Boxing Day Sales

Christmas might not have happened yet, but we’re already looking ahead to the madness of the Boxing Day sales. But how do you make sure you bag yourself a bargain? Erin Hushon explains…   It’s that time of year again – a time when overeager bargain hunters swarm the high-street at 5am to land the very best deals. Having worked in a retail store last Christmas, I saw how people flocked to the shops on Boxing Day. So, to avoid getting swept away with the sales this year, here are some tips on how to handle your money.  ...

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