I don’t know about you, but for me Easter is all about food. Chocolate eggs and hot cross buns – what a great combination!
The search for the perfect hot cross bun is always rewarding. This year I tried mocha hot cross buns for the first time – yum. The chocolate used for Easter eggs is usually pretty poor quality, but be honest – does it really matter?
Looking through the files in the National Archives, it becomes apparent that the government has had very little to do with what is, of course, a religious festival. However, one thing seems constant – road safety campaigns.
This file from 1960 gives a really good insight into how a national Easter road safety campaign was run. For instance, it was important that the message had a strong religious theme – something that would be unlikely to happen today. But I think my favourite ad is this one:
So take this message to heart! Enjoy your friends, family and food, and above all, stay safe on the roads this Easter.