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Posts by Rich Sutherland

Rich Sutherland

Rich is a copywriter and social media manager who loves writing about random things in his spare time. Between weekly posts for Days of the Year, he can be found on his blog, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Instagram. He also writes short stories within 140 characters on his @tinyweefiction channel. If you see him in the street, make sure to wave (he's 6'4" with glasses, a beard and rockabilly hair - can't miss him).
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The Say Something Nice Day Song

Rich Sutherland | May 30th '15
Some of the occasions in the Days Of The Year calendar are just lovely. As with every other event that we list, Say Something Nice Day is a legitimate celebration, taking place on 1st June and created by the Mayors of North Charleston and Charleston in the... [read more]

Where all life can be found

Rich Sutherland | May 19th '15
I'm a big fan of museums. I believe they should be free, but I also believe that the public and businesses should give what they can. I grew up with my local museums, visiting them as a family quite regularly. These ranged from the Maritime Museum to the... [read more]

A right royal baby day!

Rich Sutherland | May 2nd '15
Can you believe that the second royal baby was born on Saturday 2nd May? You probably can, as it's not a particularly special day. It's not like it's Christmas, Bonfire Night, one of the Queen's birthdays or anything like that. It's not even Koningsdag, or... [read more]

Fictional effylumps

Rich Sutherland | Apr 16th '15
Fictional effylumps
Save the Elephant Day was founded by the Elephant Reintroduction Foundation, based in Thailand, working together with Canadian filmmaker Patricia Sims. The launch of this international initiative in 2012 saw the release of the documentary film ‘Return to... [read more]

The future's green

Rich Sutherland | Apr 1st '15
April 2015 is Garden Month and 2015 itself is Year of Soils, so it seems only right to get our knees grubby, our brows sweaty, and our fingers greener than The Hulk's bum cheeks. I live in Hull, England. There's a local company called William Jackson... [read more]

Cock-a-doodle-day

Rich Sutherland | Mar 18th '15
Thursday 19th March is Poultry Day, which seems a bit fowl. *chortle* A celebration of not just chickens but also turkeys, ducks, geese and the like, I still couldn't think of anything to write about. I wasn't in the mood to decide which feathered... [read more]

It's-a-me, Mario!

Rich Sutherland | Mar 10th '15
Did you know that Mario, the porky plumber who decided to change careers to save princesses and maim small monsters, has an entire day dedicated to him? Mario Day, perhaps the most energetic and addictive occasion in the DOTY calendar, takes place on... [read more]

A-Z of things you don't want

Rich Sutherland | Feb 27th '15
Many occasions in the DOTY calendar are good fun, like Rubber Duckie Day and Extraterrestrial Culture Day. Some occasions aren't as fun, such as Work Like a Dog Day and Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day. Then there's Rare Disease Day on Saturday 28th... [read more]
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