Today is World Poetry Day, a day celebrating all that’s great about poetry. So, why not dig out your favourite poem, go see a poet perform or read something new and enjoy?
Set up by the United Nations, the purpose of this day is to be happy. That’s basically it! To celebrate, why not get together with friends or do an activity that makes you feel happy?
The ladies of Peak Blinders. I knew I shouldn't have done it, but once I started I couldn't stop. I have come late to Peaky Blinders so had the entire four series to watch. Which I did, every day for the last two weeks. And loved it! If you haven't watched it, I would recommend … Continue reading Bereft – Finished Binge Watching Peaky Blinders
Celebrating the life and death of Saint Patrick – Ireland’s patron saint – St Patrick’s Day is a public holiday of the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Also celebrated by Irish ex-pats and descendents all over the world (as well as non Irish), the day commemorates Saint … Continue reading March 17 – St Patrick’s Day
Today we celebrate the humble potato chip – crisps to the British – and all the delights they represent. Supposedly invented for Cornelius Vanderbilt by chef, George Crum, the snack’s popularity spread when manufacturers were able to mass produce them in the 1920s. What’s your favourite flavour? Mine? Has to be roast chicken or prawn … Continue reading March 15 – Potato Chip Day (or as we Brits call them, Crisps)
Photographer=Paul Jordan, Job#=1048051 Calling all Barbie Girls out there! This is the day for you! Yes, this day celebrates the wonder that is Barbie’s boyfriend, Ken Carson (I never knew he had a surname!). Dating from 1961, Ken has been the lovely Barbie’s beau for a number of years. However, apparently their love didn’t last … Continue reading March 13 – Ken Day
bagpipesociety.org.uk It would be remiss of me to not celebrate this day, even though this is the first time I’ve known it existed. Yes, today is International Bagpipe Day, the day when you can truly enjoy the pipes all day long. Love or hate ‘em – I love ‘em – pipes are amazing. This is … Continue reading March 10 – International Bagpipe Day
Hello and how are you? Hope you are all well. So what's been happening in your lives this week? I've been busy working on an assignment for my uni course and chipping away at the editing for the new sequel to Dusting Down Alcudia (due out mid to end of June this year). I've also … Continue reading Banana bread and Being Busy
Hello and welcome to World Book Day! I love anything that celebrates books and reading so am fully committed to reading a book today. And enjoying it! So how are you spending World Book Day? Are you at Primary School still and dressing up as your favourite book character? Is an author coming to your … Continue reading World Book Day!
I had the strangest dream last night. I dreamt myself and a friend were going to a rock concert and we arrived in a darkened foyer area to be greeted by several friends of both his and mine. Then a female friend of my friend walked up with a bull (very like the one pictured) … Continue reading Was it just a load of bull?