The future’s green

By on 1st April, 2015

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...

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Perfect Peonies

By Sam Simpson on 1st April, 2015

To celebrate Garden Month I'm going to be sharing some tips that I have found around the internet. I'm going to start with Peonies! They're one of my favourite flowers; I love their colour and shape. I was so...

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By on 18th March, 2015

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...

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It’s-a-me, Mario!

By on 10th March, 2015

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...

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A-Z of things you don’t want

By on 27th February, 2015

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...

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How many tasks make up multitasking?

By on 20th February, 2015

Everyone's heard of multitasking and, thanks especially to a recent study by psychologists, it's widely believed that men aren't very good at it. That's partly why Tuesday 24th February 2015 is Single Tasking Day, encouraging people to focus on one...

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