Will you be ringing in the New Year in Denmark? Here’s our guide to greeting 2019 Danish style. New Year’s Eve is a night for saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new, something the Danes certainly know how to do with aplomb. While big cities like Copenhagen and Aarhus will be filled with throngs of partygoers, New Year is for many Danes a chance to show that home is where the heart is, as close friends gather to follow time-honoured – and sometimes rather bizarre – traditions. Here are some of the pillars of many a Danish New Year – incidentally, they are also the traditions we enjoy the most. The 90th Birthday Also known as Dinner for One, this ancient black-and-white comedy sketch is shown year after year in Danish homes as the old year ticks to a close. No matter what else you do on New Year's Eve in Denmark, there is one thing nearly all parties have in common: an 11-minute television interlude to watch 'Dinner for One'. Virtually … [Read more...] about Same procedure as last year? How to celebrate New Year’s Eve like a Dane
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Hartlepool is preparing for the last hurrah of the festive season and fridges are already filling up for New Year parties, dinners and drinks. Here's when the supermarkets will be closing on New Year's Eve if you still need to stock up, and which are opening on New Year's Day if you need anything urgently:ASDAHartlepoolNew Year's Eve - 6am - 7pmNew Year's Day - 10am - 5pmBillinghamNew Year's Eve - 7am - 7pmNew Year's Day - 10am - 5pmPeterleeNew Year's Eve - 6am - 7pmNew Year's Day - 10am - 5pmMORRISONS Plans for new dessert delivery service and shop in former Hartlepool tanning salon New Year's Eve - 6am to 7pmNew Year's Day - 9am to 6pmTESCOHartlepool Extra, Belle Vue WayNew Year's Eve - 6am - 7pmNew Year's Day - 9am - 6pmThroston Grange ExpressNew Year's Eve - 6am - 10pmNew Year's Day - 8am - 10pmHartlepool Catcote Road ExpressNew Year's Eve - 6am - 10pmNew Year's Day - 8am - 10pmBillingham SuperstoreNew Year's Eve - 6am - 7pmNew Year's Day - closedBillingham … [Read more...] about New Year supermarket opening times for Hartlepool: When are Asda, Morrisons, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Aldi, Lidl and Co-op open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day?
By Marlon A. Walker, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Former President Jimmy Carter was praised as “a living example” of living the good life during morning worship services at Ebenezer Baptist Church Sunday morning, for continuing to give back well after he left the Oval Office nearly 40 years ago.Carter, his wife, Rosalynn, and 43 members of their family joined the congregation at the historic Atlanta church for the last Sunday service of the year. “I’m glad to be back in Ebenezer,” he said to a nearly packed house, lamenting his most recent visits to the storied church were for funerals. “I feel at home when Rev. Warnock preaches and not having to sit at a funeral at the same time.”There was no particular reason for the visit, other than to worship ahead of the new year. The Carters are typically on vacation or mission trips during the holiday, but chose to stay in Georgia this year.Also in attendance for Sunday morning’s … [Read more...] about Carters visit Ebenezer for final Sunday worship service of the year
New Year Honours: Two Northern Ireland sporting greats and province's first female firefighter receive honours from the Queen BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Two Northern Ireland sporting greats and the region's first female firefighter are among those set to receive honours from the Queen. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/new-year-honours-two-northern-ireland-sporting-greats-and-provinces-first-female-firefighter-receive-honours-from-the-queen-37663989.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37002918.ece/745af/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_d9dc676a-e63e-4753-8cda-cc45fc769b82_embedded25567873 Email Two Northern Ireland sporting greats and the region's first female firefighter are among those set to receive honours from the Queen. Former Manchester United star Harry Gregg will receive an OBE at Buckingham Palace next year, while former Lions rugby captain Willie John McBride will get a CBE. Joining them on the New Year Honours list is Heather Smart, … [Read more...] about New Year Honours: Two Northern Ireland sporting greats and province’s first female firefighter receive honours from the Queen
NEW Year's Day is here and after much celebrating it's time to let 2019 really begin. From inspiring quotes and unusual traditions to Snapchat's new feature, here are some last-minute things to help you celebrate New Year's Day in style. What inspirational New Year's quotes are there? If you're looking forward to a fresh start, there's no better way to kick off 2018 than by ruminating on some inspirational words of wisdom. Here are a few of our favourite quotes: TS Eliot: For last year's words belong to last year's language And next year's words await another voice. Oprah Winfrey: Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right. Alfred Tennyson: Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, "It will be happier." Neil Gaiman: Whatever it is you're scared of doing, Do it. Make your mistakes, next year and forever. William Shakespeare: Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt. CS … [Read more...] about New Year 2019 quotes and traditions and how to use Snapchat’s Year End Story 2018 feature