Beauty salons and spas in England not included in list of businesses allowed to reopen July 4

Today it was announced that the following businesses must remain closed by law: Nightclubs Casinos Bowling alleys and indoor skating rinks Indoor play areas including soft-play Spas Nail bars and beauty salons Massage, tattoo and piercing parlours Indoor fitness and dance studios, and indoor gyms and sports venues/facilities Swimming pools and water parks Exhibition orContinue reading “Beauty salons and spas in England not included in list of businesses allowed to reopen July 4”

“Ne’er cast a clout till May be out”

You may have heard the old saying ‘Ne’er cast a clout till May be out’. It’s been in use since at least the 18th century. A clout is an old word for a piece of clothing. Some people think ‘May’ refers to the month but others take it to mean the May flower or hawthorn.Continue reading ““Ne’er cast a clout till May be out””