2011; good luck or good riddance?
It’s just hours until the clock strikes midnight and 2011 will be banished to our history…. so how was 2011 for you? Good luck or good riddance?
Here are just some or the reasons why 2011 proved to be a very momentous year indeed.
Naturally, without the help of a crystal ball, none of us have any idea what 2012 may bring but as is custom on the evening of the 31st December, we can but hope that 2012 brings each and everyone of us peace, happiness and prosperity.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
See you in 2012.
NOVEMBER 2011 – Eurozone Collapse
Euro zone on brink of collapse
AUGUST 2011 – London Riots
Two nights of rioting in London’s Tottenham neighborhood erupted following protests over the shooting death by police of a local man, Mark Duggan. Police were arresting him when the shooting occurred. Over 170 people were arrested over the two nights of rioting, and fires gutted several stores, buildings, and cars.
MAY 2nd, 2011 – Bin Laden Killed
OSAMA BIN LADEN, notorious terrorist is killed. Despite a £15 bounty on his head, Bin Laden had evaded capture by US forces for nearly ten years, following the 9/11 attacks on New York which killed nearly 3,000 civilians.
APRIL 2011 – Royal Wedding
Royal Wedding; Kate and William get married. Guests quaffed Pol Roger NV Brut Reserve Champagne and for dessert enjoyed gateau opera, rhubarb creme brulee tartlet, passion fruit praline and chocolate ganache truffle among other sweet canapes.
Tsunami hits Japan.