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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?

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National Dog Month

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know I love dogs. I post mine regularly over there. I've had three dogs during my married life, and living with my parents, we always had them. So many different breeds, and many from rescue homes. Click on the image to find out more about Dog Month. Meggy,… Continue reading National Dog Month

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National Leon Day – Well, I Didn’t Know That!

This is really useful to me, and I didn’t know it was a thing. It will certainly be a thing from now on! Leon is simply Noel spelt backwards and it is exactly six months until Christmas. It’s a day for crafters to begin planning their Christmas makes. Recently I have been making birthday cards… Continue reading National Leon Day – Well, I Didn’t Know That!

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Today is National Pink Day

Each year on June 23rd, National Pink Day colours the world in vibrant shades of pink and explores everything it represents. So, what do we know about Pink? Dianthus plumarius is a garden plant also known as the common pink, garden pink, or wild pink, or simply pink.Pink is the name of a female singer… Continue reading Today is National Pink Day

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National Teddy Bear Day – Sept

Click the image to celebrate today Did you know Teddy bears are named after the American President Theodore Roosevelt? I kind of did, but didn’t know the circumstances. It is said that whilst out shooting in 1902, the President refused to kill a bear cub. As we say today, the story went viral. The following… Continue reading National Teddy Bear Day – Sept

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Hello February

I plan to be proactive as we move into a new month. Making a list is a good place to start. Books remain my passion and at the bottom you will see my reading list. I’ve just started Die for Love by Ellen Read. She is an Australian writer and I’ve read a couple of… Continue reading Hello February