I don’t really know where this post is going…I just thought an A-Z of myself would be fun. A is for anxiety and not letting it consume me. B is for the unread books that gather dust upon my shelves … Continue reading My A-Z of stuff.
‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’, a true story about a boy and his stuffed animals, whose Dad saw potential for some wonderful, enchanting stories about a tubby bear who loves ‘hunny’! Winnie The Pooh was always a favourite in our house when I was little and, I used to read it to my son was he was a child. Here are some facts that you might not know about the ‘silly old bear’ and his friends in the 100 acre wood. The inspiration for Winnie The Pooh was a real life bear and ‘he’ was a she! The original plush toys which … Continue reading Did you know… Winnie The Pooh
I will not ever, ever choose between ducks and dogs. It just cannot ever happen. For a start they are both adorably cute and secondly they are hilarious! You’ve seen ducks walk? Well, waddle. It’s quite possibly one of the most entertaining things ever. Also they are just tiny dinosaurs so you’ve got to love them. Duck facts Ducks are found on every continent except Antarctica. The collective term for ducks is a raft. Most male ducks are silent. ‘Donald Ducks’ middle name is ‘Fauntleroy’. Ducks feet have no nerves or blood vessels, meaning their feet don’t feel the cold. … Continue reading Ducks and Doggles
Happy Halloween! It is illegal to use, possess or sell ‘silly string’ in Hollywood on Halloween. A full moon on Halloween is actually quite rare. The last one was 2020, before that it was 2001 and the next one won’t be until 2039. Halloween is believed to date back as far as medieval times when children and poor adults would dress up and beg for food and money in exchange for songs and prayers. Back then it was known as ‘guising’ or ‘souling’. Trick or treating lost its popularity throughout WWII when sugar was rationed. By 1952 cartoons such as … Continue reading Happy Halloween