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| Jun 9th '13
December, 2012 is...
The modern tie came about in the 17th century as an evolution of the common cloth necktie. Tie Month celebrates how integral the tie has become to formal attire, the many varieties of tie and the...
Human Rights Council Urgent Debate on Syria by US Mission Geneva, on Flickr
Human Rights Month
Human rights are the fundamental rights which every living person is entitled to, and are considered to be universal rights or laws regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, country or time. Human Rights...
Sat 1st Dec, 2012
red delicious apples by little blue hen, on Flickr
Eat A Red Apple Day
Apples are delicious and nutritious, as well as being incredibly varied - we only tend to eat a few varieties, however. Start small, and expand your apple...
Sun 2nd Dec, 2012
Fry the corn fritters by Gavin Tapp, on Flickr
Fresh, tart fruit or savoury vegetables shallow fried in delicious batter - what more could you ask for to celebrate Fritter Day?
Mon 3rd Dec, 2012
Roof by zabdiel, on Flickr
Roof Over Your Head Day
Many of us take for granted the fact that we have shelter readily available, and that we can choose to spend...
Tue 4th Dec, 2012
shoes by scottfeldstein, on Flickr
Wear Brown Shoes Day
Bored of wearing black shoes? Wear Brown Shoes Day might be the answer! Shake things up a little and turn up to work or school wearing brown shoes, and be the...
Wed 5th Dec, 2012
ninja town 018 by glasgow's finest, on Flickr
Ninja Day (or the Day Of The Ninja) is all about dressing in dark, ninja-themed clothing, sneaking up on your friends, and living like a ninja. Why not buy a...
Thu 6th Dec, 2012
Miner with Pick and Candle Lit Helmet by mikecogh, on Flickr
Mining is a hazardous, but incredibly important profession. Miners are responsible for providing industry with many of the raw materials which we rely upon in...
Fri 7th Dec, 2012
Writing by dotmatchbox, on Flickr
Letter Writing Day
When was the last time you wrote somebody a letter? Email, text messaging and instant communication are incredible tools, but lack the personal touch of a...
Sat 8th Dec, 2012
brownies...yawn...boooring by jeffreyw, on Flickr
Not that an excuse is really needed, but Brownie Day is a great chance to bake a batch of luxurious chocolate brownies. Serve them up with cream, ice-cream,...
Sun 9th Dec, 2012
Falun Gong Ladies' Choir by garryknight, on Flickr
Get together with your friends and sing! Choral Day promotes choirs and choral singing in all forms, and aims to promote unity, global causes and community...
Mon 10th Dec, 2012
Poverty by sarniebill1, on Flickr
Human Rights Day
Human Rights Day promotes awareness of human rights issues around the world, and highlights the efforts of the United Nations to improve global human rights...
Tue 11th Dec, 2012
mountain and trees by kiszka king, on Flickr
A UN-organised event, Mountain Day is dedicated to raising awareness of the importance and value of mountains from an ecological and economical perspective.
Wed 12th Dec, 2012
Christmas Poinsettia, Staplehurst by flatworldsedge, on Flickr
The Poinsettia was discovered in Southern Mexico by American botanist Joel Roberts Poinsett, who's death is commemorated by Poinsettia Day. The scientific name...
Thu 13th Dec, 2012
violin player by protographer23, on Flickr
The violin is an incredibly versatile musical instrument, allowing for music of great passion and incredible delicacy. Violin Day salutes violinists, and...
Fri 14th Dec, 2012
110_0269 by Ferdinand Harmsen, on Flickr
Formed in March 2000, Salesperson's Day Day is dedicated to celebrating the salesperson - from the clerk at the grocery counter to the used care dealer - and...
Lonely Monkey Ape at Zoo by epSos.de, on Flickr
A day for monkeying about, Monkey Day is celebrated across the world by acting like monkeys, but has a more serious undertone about raising the awareness of...
Sat 15th Dec, 2012
Cats cats cats! (Arrow Rock, Missouri, 20050703) 09 by rsgranne, on Flickr
Cat Herders Day
A day for those of us who feel like we're tasked with the impossible, Cat Herders Day recognises the frustration of trying to manage the unmanageable. Whether...
Sun 16th Dec, 2012
chocolate sauce by chadmagiera, on Flickr
Chocolate Covered Anything Day
We can't think of anything that can't be improved by covering it in a generous portion of melted chocolate,...
Mon 17th Dec, 2012
Vegan Agave Maple Syrup by Veganbaking.net, on Flickr
Maple Syrup Day
Pancake Day, let's face it, is mostly an excuse to have Maple Syrup. So let's dispense with the charade and get down to it - Maple Syrup Day is the real deal,...
Tue 18th Dec, 2012
Cookies by neil conway, on Flickr
Bake Cookies Day
Bake Cookies Day occurs in the middle of the holiday season, and is a great excuse to bake some delicious cookies to help you get through the cold, winter...
Wed 19th Dec, 2012
Fir Tree after the rain by MunsterNet, on Flickr
Look For An Evergreen Day
If you're planning to get a Christmas Tree, but haven't got around to it yet, you're running out of time!...
Thu 20th Dec, 2012
Pete's stocking by Aine D, on Flickr
Research (of an admittedly dubious quality) would suggest that the third Thursday of December is the most common date for work parties and celebrations. Given...
Girl's Choir - Official Switching On Of Christmas Lights, Grafton Street by infomatique, on Flickr
Go Caroling Day
Though declining in popularity, carol singing is still an important part of our cultural and social psyche. We expect carol singers to come knocking on our...
Fri 21st Dec, 2012
Humbug by ιиfιиιтєвℓυє, on Flickr
For many people, Christmas can be an incredibly stressful time of year. Coping with the pressures of shopping for gifts and planning events and parties whilst...
Sat 22nd Dec, 2012
Untitled by Hudson Gardner, on Flickr
Haiku Poetry Day
Haiku Poetry Day encourages you to try your hand at short, Japanese poems; stick to a syllable pattern of 5-7-5 and you're off to a good start - but it's much...
Sun 23rd Dec, 2012
13 Days of Festivus: Day 13 by Bud's Rubber Room, on Flickr
Whilst first celebrated by Dan O'Keefe in 1966, Festivus didn't gain widespread popularity until his son, Daniel O'Keefe - a writer on the TV sitcom Seinfeld...
Mon 24th Dec, 2012
Getting ready for some holiday baking by moonrat42, on Flickr
Egg Nog Day
Egg Nog is a sweet, dairy drink with cream, milk and often rum, brandy or whisky. Egg nog is popular in the US and Canada, though less so in Europe and the...
Tue 25th Dec, 2012
Pumpkin Pie from a *real* pumpkin by pbody, on Flickr
Pumpkin Pie Day
Pumpkin Pie Day celebrates the humble pumpkin pie, a national favourite in the USA.
Wed 26th Dec, 2012
Photo by Samantha Simpson
Thank You Note Day
The day after Christmas is a perfect opportunity to give thanks by sending thank-you notes; celebrate Thank You Note Day by writing to friends and relatives to...
Thu 27th Dec, 2012
Supplies for Paper Snowflakes by LollyKnit, on Flickr
Make Cut Out Snowflakes Day
A great way to celebrate the festive season and winter in general is by making your own snowflake...
Fri 28th Dec, 2012
Playing Cards by ccarlstead, on Flickr
Card Playing Day
Card Playing Day falls a few days after Christmas, when everybody needs a bit of a break and a wind-down. What better way to relax and spend some time with...
Sat 29th Dec, 2012
Black and White Clock with Red Hand by freestockimages, on Flickr
Tick Tock Day
There are only two days left until the end of the year; have you achieved everything you set out to do, upheld your new year's resolutions and made a...
Sun 30th Dec, 2012
Bacon by cyclonebill, on Flickr
Bacon Day celebrates all things bacon! There are few things better than a bacon sandwich the morning after, and this day is all about enjoying some streaky...
Mon 31st Dec, 2012
40+234 Work! by bark, on Flickr
No Interruptions Day
December 31st is, for those unlucky enough not to be on holiday, the last working day of the year. Thankfully, things tend to be quiet at the office between...
November, 2012 was...
Cooperativa de RANGO VEGAN by dan vieira, on Flickr
Ever considered going vegan, but not sure where to start? Vegan Month is dedicated to educating about vegan eating and lifestyles, and encouraging you take...
January, 2013 will be...
Tea by chumsdock, on Flickr
Hot Tea Month
Nothing is quite as relaxing, reassuring or satisfying as a cup of hot tea. Hot Tea Month encourages you to branch out and try new types of tea to fit...
Butternut squash soup with prosciutto by Ross Catrow, on Flickr
With the cold weather still in abundance, January is the perfect month to celebrate and enjoy soup of all kinds. From thick, creamy, calorie laden soup (also...
20111019-FNS-RBN-1694 by USDAgov, on Flickr
Be Kind To Food Servers Month
Sure, serving cafeteria food isn't the most glamorous job, but it's certainly one we shouldn't take for...
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