Map of the Moment

  • Rugby World Cup 2015

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 17th Sep 2015

    The Rugby World Cup is only a day away and anticipation is already building for what promises to be a blockbuster tournament! England will kick off the tournament against Fiji tomorrow night, with an expectant Twickenham crowd behind them hoping to roar their team to a second World Cup success. Standing in the host nation's way are the remaining home nations of Ireland, Scotland and Wales as well as France and the Southern Hemisphere powe

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  • Celebrating 20 Years of Mallon Technology

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 18th Jun 2015

    June marks Mallon Technology's 20th birthday and to help celebrate this significant business milestone, we have created a very special Map of the Moment. In honouring such a momentous occasion we decided to go back in time to 1995, the year of our birth, and map the 20 biggest events of that year. 1995 was a very different place to the world we know now, mobile phones were still very large and reasonably heavy, personal computers had sti

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  • Grand National Guide 2015

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 9th Apr 2015

    Racing gets under way at Aintree today, as anticipation builds for what should prove to be another thrilling and exciting Grand National on Saturday. As one of the most prestigious events on the racing calendar the Grand National is expected to draw a huge crowd. It will see an abundance of money change hands as even those averse to betting will have a flutter on what is often the most unpredictable race of the year. Great weather is ex

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  • Global Chocolate Consumption this Easter

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 25th Mar 2015

    Spring finally making an appearance and daffodils blooming can only mean one thing! Easter is just around the corner, Lent is almost over and soon people all around the world be gorging themselves on chocolate eggs. To help celebrate this fact our latest Map of the Moment examines the top 20 chocolate eating Nations on the Planet. Featuring some surprising results, the biggest consumers of chocolate are the citizens of Switzerland who at

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  • Countdown to the Oscars

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 2nd Feb 2015

    With Award season hotting up over in America, the countdown to the 87th Academy Awards begins. There is plenty of speculation over who will take home the prestigious Best Actress and Best Actor Oscar this year. Current favourites for the little statue are Michael Keaton for his role in Birdman and Julian Moore for her part in Still Alice. Whilst the critics and fans argue over who should be crowned this years best Actor and Actre

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  • Santa Claus is Coming to Town

    By Andrew Bennett | Thu 4th Dec 2014

    You better watch out, you better not cry, better not pout I'm telling you why... Santa Claus is coming to town!! December is here and with only 21 days till Christmas Santa is busy preparing for the biggest night of his year. Delivering presents to all the children in the world, in one night, is no mean feat and there are plenty of people out there who believe it is physically impossible. To prove all of those non believers wrong we

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  • Christmas is Coming

    By Andrew Bennett | Tue 4th Nov 2014

    With November finally upon us, children and parents around the globe are beginning to get excited about the imminent arrival of Christmas. November is the month for dusting down those decorations, untangling the mess of Christmas lights, getting your vocals warmed up for all that carol singing and wading through all the shops for that last minute bargain. Christmas really is coming and its time to get excited about it. To help everyone

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  • Halloween

    By Andrew Bennett | Wed 1st Oct 2014

    October is upon us and this can only mean one thing.... Halloween is near by! To help us get into the spirit and celebrate the scariest month of the year we have created a special Map of the Moment. We have trawled through all the reports of spooky sightings, paranomal activity and strange goings on to identify the spookiest and most haunted locations across the globe. So whether you want to find out the stories behind the most haunted site

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  • History of the Ryder Cup

    By Andrew Bennett | Mon 1st Sep 2014

    Welcome to our first Map of the Moment feature. We will be using this space to visualise current trends, news stories and events. September sees the return of the intense rivalry between the USA and Europe, who will battle it out once again for Golf's Ryder Cup. The Ryder cup has seen some fascinating contests over the year, not least the Miracle in Medinah for Europe last time out. This year the competition is heading to Gleneagles in Sc

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