Empowerment Day

Today is an incredibly special day for people all around the world. March 8th of each year┬áInternational Women’s Day, when people all around the globe raise awareness for equal rights and advocate for stepping out of the small boxes in which we’ve labelled with expectations of genders. It’s a day of celebration for all the…

Pancake Day

This year, February 28th marks not only the last day before Nutrition Month begins but also the so-called “Pancake Day” for the Commonwealth Nations. Pancake Day, otherwise known as Shrove Tuesday or Mardi Gras, ┬áis the day preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent). “Shrove” comes from the word “shrive”, meaning “to absolve”; traditionally,…