Why Today Is Important: 17th March

I’m sure most of the Western readers will have at the very least heard of St Patrick’s Day. It’s known for being a night of drunken revelry and mayhem, in the best kind of way. It’s a time when friends and family come together to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland: St Patrick. And thisContinue reading “Why Today Is Important: 17th March”

Why Today Is Important: 1st March

Saint David (approx. 520AD), the patron saint of Wales, was a man of mystery and legend. Today, the 1st March, is the day the Welsh dedicated to this holy man, a home grown hero and icon to many. Some rumoured that he was the nephew of King Arthur, and the overall consensus is that heContinue reading “Why Today Is Important: 1st March”

Country Profile: Albania

Population Size: 3.2 million Area: 28,748 km sq, 11,100 miles sq Main language(s): Albanian Primary religion(s): Islam, Christianity Life expectancy: men = 74, women = 80 Geography: mountainous with a long coastline Current leader: Prime Minister Edi Rama Bordering countries: Montenegro, Serbia, Republic of Macedonia, Greece, Croatia, Italy. Stability: corrupt, but functioning. Currently a potentialContinue reading “Country Profile: Albania”

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