Did you know that the Japanese word ‘tsundoku’ describes the act of buying and piling up books with no intention of attempting to read them.
Did you know that 1 in 3 children can use a tablet before they can speak. Surely there is a need to communicate person to person rather than rely on machines!
Did you know that except when nesting, swifts spend their lives in the air, living on insects caught in flight they drink, feed, and often mate and sleep on the wing. Some individuals can go 10 months without landing and over a lifetime can cover millions of kilometres. No other bird spends as much ofContinue reading “The beauty of nature…..”
Did you know that the giant anteater eats about 30,000 ants every day.
Did you know that army ants earned their name because the entire colony of up to 700,00 is like a mobile battalion. They don’t make permanent hives like other ants and prefer to bivouac in frequently changing locations.
Did you know that the current Waterloo Bridge in London is known as the Ladies Bridge as it was built mainly by women in the early 1940’s when the men were away at war.
Did you know that lipstick in the US may legally contain lead, arsenic and mercury.
Did you know that cows mainly only eat grass but have 25,000 taste buds, two and a half times as many as humans.
Did you know that when ancient Egyptians mummified their cats they would quite often include mummified mice in the same tomb for the cats to torment in the afterlife.
Did you know that the worst pollutant of all household cleaning products is air freshener.
In a short answer NO…… Boris is just simply moving the deckchairs around on the Titanic so to speak. As a former Conservative voter this is really hard for me to write as I always believed in the Conservative party but what a bunch of wet drips we have in. Boris thinks he can clownContinue reading “Will the Government shake up work…..”
An Afghan sniper trained by the British military known as Noor was executed in front of his wife and young family in Afghanistan this week. The fact that we did not get this fine young man and his family out is an outrage. He came to our aid when we needed it so where wasContinue reading “The death of this hero is Britain’s shame….”
When she was just 19 years old, civil rights activist Joan Trumpauer Mulholland was sent to death row for two months — for joining the famous Freedom Rides across the Jim Crow South. In 1961, she and a group of Freedom Riders were arrested in Mississippi for “disturbing the peace” and held at a maximumContinue reading “Lets celebrate a hero…”