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Today is…Random acts of kindness Day!

Large parts of the world are a bit sad and angry and not fun right now, which makes this the best of days; a day to inject a little sunshine into the world and...

Today is….Get out your guitar day

Come on now, own up; how many of you have a guitar that you never play? Maybe you started to teach yourself because guitars are cool, but then it got lost with all the...

Today is…Data Privacy Day

Today is....serious. With social media, internet shopping and internet banking so much of our lives is shared online. Probably too much of our lives sometimes. For example, this little article lays out exactly what info is...
Opposite day

Today is…Opposite Day

Yes, indeed! The day this is so beloved of smart-arse children everywhere does, in fact, have an official day! 25th January is Opposite Day! ...or is it? Hm. Now there's a paradox!     You're going to...

Today is…World Religion Day

World Religion Day began in Portland, Maine in October 1947. A gentleman named Firuz Kazemzadeh hosted the talk in Eastland Park Hotel, and since then the observance of this day has spread all over the...

World Animal Day 2016 Is Here!

Today, October 4th 2016, is World Animal Day and to get you in the spirit, we've collected some of our favourite animal snaps and videos from across the internet! Don't forget to make a donation...
English Cuppa

Tea Glorious Tea!

Today is the 358th anniversary of tea being introduced to the UK. Where did tea come from? The story goes that in China in 2737 BC (nearly 5000 years ago) a Camellia Sinensis plant dropped its...

The silly things I do for my hobby: 24hr Musical

I have a pretty normal job; it pays my rent and puts food in my fridge, and keeps me in a steady supply of tea and biscuits. I do so love tea and biscuits....
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Roald Dahl Day 2016 – Celebrating 100 Years of Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl is the world's best loved story teller. The mind behind such wonders as Matilda, The BFG, James and The Giant Peach, Fantastic Mr Fox and of course, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory would...

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