October Days:)

By: sandiquiz, 1:36 PM GMT on October 01, 2015

After the success of the food days in September I thought I would continue with October, (no time to be creative at the moment), but not with the food days, although there are many, but with a cross section of the daily/weekly/ monthly observances.

The monthly Celebrations are varied, from the serious to the silly.

Here is a selection

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Computer Learni...

Updated: 11:05 AM GMT on October 06, 2015

Lazarus! #87 - Food Days:)

By: sandiquiz, 9:58 AM GMT on September 15, 2015

The celebration blog for the Queen has been up a few days, and as she herself pronounced, "Work goes on as usual", I am getting on with my work and producing a new blog!

(For anyone who hasn't seen the previous blog on the Queen's monumental day - see here)

I was watching the TV the other day and apparently the 9th of September was National Teddy Bears day!


That got me...

Updated: 2:40 PM GMT on September 30, 2015


By: sandiquiz, 9:27 AM GMT on September 09, 2015

Queen Elizabeth II, will become the longest reigning monarch of British history at 5.30pm today, Wednesday, 9th September.

She has amassed 63 years, 7 month and 2 days, (or 23,226 days,) on the throne, overtaking Queen Victoria by this evening.

Not only will she become she the longest ruling monarch in the UK, she is also the longest ruling female monarch in the world.

Updated: 12:10 PM GMT on September 09, 2015

#57 - Meet the Fish! - UK's National Space Centre

By: sandiquiz, 8:23 AM GMT on August 27, 2015

Tuesday 25 August, C and I headed north up the famous M1 to visit my uncle and aunt. It was my uncle's birthday and he was 88 years young. When we got there he was in the garden picking green beans from a row 8 foot tall. His greenhouse was full of cucumbers and tomatoes, and potatoes, beetroot, cabbages, cauliflowers and carrots all lined up together in regimental rows.

Once in the house he told us he had been to the supermarket to do ...

Updated: 1:39 PM GMT on September 04, 2015

The Pond ~ Completed :)

By: sandiquiz, 7:26 AM GMT on August 08, 2015

As I said in the previous blog, I have had to replace the pond fountain and filter, which has been slowly getting weaker for a couple of month. I invested in brand new filters, but to no avail, so after checking when I bought it, June 2012, I found it had given three years of continuous service, so now will be pensioned off!

I hunted on line until found a bargain – at Amazon, of course!
I changed the maker and model, decid...

Updated: 8:24 PM GMT on August 15, 2015

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I have been a WU member since September 2005. Now a retired teacher, enjoying my garden, writing, sketching, taking photos, and having great fun!

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