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National Child’s Day

Clink image for more information Celebrate this day by recognising your child’s ambitions and goals in life. Some children know exactly what they want to be and aim in that direction. As a child, I had no ambitions and no clue as to what I wanted to do in life. It wasn’t the done thing… Continue reading National Child’s Day

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Can you draw? Well Yes, I can now.

I've always wanted to draw, particularly using a pencil. Sadly, I didn't possess any natural talent. Not like brother who was gifted. I took to writing instead, where I could paint my pictures with words. In 2020 during lockdown, I came across an article which said You don't have to be born an artist, you… Continue reading Can you draw? Well Yes, I can now.

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National Make a Dog’s Day

When I saw this, I must have had my artist hat on for I read it as Make a Dog Day, and I have drawn a dog and stitched a dog , so that’s technically making a dog! Crochet Sausage Dog , Cross Stitch, Jack Russell However, when I read it again, I saw it… Continue reading National Make a Dog’s Day

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National Cat Day

Click on the image Let’s celebrate National Cat Day with our feline friends. Whilst writing this I found out that the oldest cat to have ever lived was 38 years old. Imagine that? It’s name was Crème Puff and it died in 2005 having lived in the United States. We’ve had many cats during the… Continue reading National Cat Day

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My Head Just Exploded

Photo courtesy of Deposit Photos It happens now again, and this morning it showered me with words, sentences, and phrases. For the last few days, I’ve been thinking of what to write for a Halloween blog. I decided on a new short story/flash fiction. It came to me how there was only one person for… Continue reading My Head Just Exploded

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National Aviation Day

The first female aviator to fly single handed across the Atlantic ocean was Amelia Earhart. She was declared dead in January 1939 when she disappeared in 1937 after attempting to circumnavigate the globe. The Wright brothers were Orville and Wilber, and they invented and flew the first airplane in December 1903. To learn more about… Continue reading National Aviation Day

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National Lighthouse Day

Lighthouse Day honours the beacons of light that have guarded our coastlines for hundreds of years. I’m very lucky to live on an island and we have several, each of them, bold and beautiful as they stand proud. Click on the image to find out more about this day. Our most spectacular one is called… Continue reading National Lighthouse Day

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International Day of the Tiger

Tigers are indeed beautiful animals, so strong and powerful. They are instantly recognisable with their dark vertical stripes and orange/red fur. Find our more about this magnificent creature by clicking on the picture above. A few facts about tigers you may not know: They rely primarily on sound and sight to hunt, rather than smell.They… Continue reading International Day of the Tiger

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What Are You Up To?

My Saturday looks like this: Pitch an Pace - currently Kit, the main character, sits with her hands tied in a cave, and opposite her is a killer wearing a scream mask. Last night I watched a YouTube video about making your own emellismemts out of scraps. I’m a big crafter and that excites me.… Continue reading What Are You Up To?