The history of Christmas…

As incredible as it may seem, Christmas is now just 6 days away. This week is the last at work for many of us, and we won’t return till the New Year. It’s understandable for the festive time to be quite stressful, but we’re hoping that the 25th will be anything but. Christmas is a time to be enjoyed with loved ones, and is the most widely celebrated festival in the world. What exactly is the history of Christmas, though?

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It’s National Cappuccino Day, an event we’re particularly fond of!

We often flick through the special day’s calendar online, just to see what’s coming up. Today, the 8th November, was a day that definitely caught our eye…it’s National Cappuccino Day! Here at Coinadrink, we specialise in all hot drinks, and our staff have the benefits of enjoying coffee shop quality thanks to the advanced range of hot drinks machines that litter our showroom. A Cappuccino in particular is a beverage that’s especially popular with us all though. As it’s the big day, why not settle back and learn about how the beverage came to encounter its lovable reputation…

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It’s National Sandwich Day, so celebrate the love of the great British food!

Today is National Sandwich Day, a day to recognise one of the most popular lunch time choices not just in Britain, but all over the world. Sure, our Nation certainly takes the credit for such an invention, but it’s testament to how good the sandwich is to see its popularity now extend much, much further. We all have our individual favourite, but it’s important to understand that the sandwich, and the likes of Subway to go with it, wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for a certain gentleman known as John Montagu…

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National Chocolate Day. Satisfy your cravings.

You’ll find it hard to find someone who doesn’t love a bit of chocolate. It is estimated that approximately 1 billion people eat it everyday, and the average European consumes 15 pounds of it every year! The reason for such admiration stems around a key chemical. Chocolate contains phenylethylamine, which releases certain ‘pleasure’ endorphins in the brain that make us feel good all over. While chocolate is often regarded as a ‘guilty pleasure’, though, the 28th October is a time you can fill your face without the worry. This is because it’s one of the days that celebrates National Chocolate Day.

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