Zero Tasking Day

Zero Tasking Day

5th November (First Sunday of November)

The extra hour we get when daylight savings times change is often heralded as an opportunity for extra productivity, activity and 'doing'. However, given that we're all already 'owed' an hour every other time it...

Learn more
Gunpowder Day

Gunpowder Day

Every November 5th

Remember, remember! The fifth of November, The Gunpowder treason and plot... Known as Guy Fawkes Night or Fireworks Night, Gunpowder Day focuses on the plot by Guy Fawkes and other conspirators to blow up Britain's parliament...

Learn more
Love Your Red Hair Day

Love Your Red Hair Day

Every November 5th

”“When I think back about my immediate reaction to that redheads girl, it seems to spring from an appreciation of natural beauty. I mean the heart pleasure you get from looking at speckled leaves or...

Learn more
Orphan Sunday

Orphan Sunday

5th November (First Sunday of November)

Orphan Sunday is a time to stand up for the orphans of the world. In truth, there are likely no more vulnerable human beings in the entire world than those thousands upon thousands of children...

Learn more

It's also part of...

World Vegan Month

World Vegan Month

Every November

“You have just dined, and however scrupulously the slaughterhouse is concealed in the graceful distance of miles, there is complicity.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson There is a rising movement in the world today, a movement that...

Novel Writing Month

Novel Writing Month

Every November

We’re all full of stories, each of us with our own tales to tell, but we never quite seem to find the time to make it happen, do we? There’s always too much to do...

Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month

Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month

Every November

Peanut Butter, that strange thick rich concoction of a humble legume. It appears in candy’s, in sandwiches, and even in rich savory dishes in the form of a sauce. There’s crunchy peanut butter and creamy...

Pomegranate Month

Pomegranate Month

Every November

I felt like a seed in a pomegranate. Some say that the pomegranate was the real apple of Eve, fruit of the womb, I would eat my way into perdition to taste you. - Jeanette Winterson They...

Manatee Awareness Month

Manatee Awareness Month

Every November

As much as animals like elephants are currently under threat in Central Africa, whales, manatees and turtles, to name a few, are probably in far more dire peril -- and almost nobody knows.” - Peter Walsh The...

Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

Every November

In countries all over the world, new people have travelled from their points of origin the inhabit land that previously belonged to others. While we call the Americas the “New World”, the culture and history...