1.8 billion Christians in a total world population of 5.5 billion, making it the largest religion worldwide but is December 25th really the day Jesus was born?
Originating in England in the middle of the nineteenth century under Queen Victoria, It's time spent with family and friends at open gatherings with lots of food, fun, friendship and love.
Traditionally the day has been observed as a religious feast and it's thought that you could affect your luck throughout the coming year by what you did or ate on the first day of the year.
On this day in mid-winter, the groundhog awakens from a long winter's nap, and goes outside of his den to see if he sees his shadow. But why and what is the result if he does?
According to tales and legends, the beginning of Chinese New Years started with the fight against a mythical beast called the "Nian". The "Nian" is afraid of red colour, fire, and loud sound. Therefore, for self protection, people posted red Dui Lian in front of the house, launched fireworks, and hung lanterns at year end.
The original idea behind Pancake Day was to use up all the fat in the house before Lenten abstinence. Folklore has it that parishioners, eager to reach church in time for the last 'shriving' or confession, would race through the streets still clutching their half-finished pancakes - the beginnings of the great pancake race tradition.
Everybody knows about Valentine's Day but its origins are shrouded in mystery and archaeologists are not sure if there was one saint Valentine or more! Find out about X's, red roses, chocolates and flowers.
One of my pastimes is visiting foreign countries. Here's a few guides to the places that I have been to and recommend for a fantastic vacation.
For people working in the radio industry then this section has loads of information that you might find helpful.
Elvis Presley is without doubt one of the most successful music artists of all time. Find out about his career and links to more Elvis stuff.
Getting your views on the topics of the day is quite interesting. The archive lists all the past polls and details of what my visitors think.
Are you thinking of changing your career ? Then here are the latest job opportunities for radio, TV and media.
Check out all these radio station webcams. Has your station got one that needs adding to the list?
As a radio presenter I love most music and like to keep up to date with new stuff. This page has some of my favourite current music videos.