Monday, 5 December 2016

A Christmas Useless Fact

I love Christmas cake, especially with a bit of cheese on the side. But in 1992 a survey asked people what they thought was the most appropriate use of fruitcake.  Thirty-eight per cent thought it made a useful gift for someone else; 13% said it made a good doorstop; and 4% suggested landfill.

Saturday, 3 December 2016

A Christmas Useless Fact

In 1995 the Canadian post advised that letters using the postal code HOH OHO would be sped on their way to Santa!

Friday, 2 December 2016

A Christmas Useless Fact

Sweden is the only country in which sales of Coca-Cola drop at Christmas time. That is said to be due to the production of Julmust -  a local festive drink.

Monday, 28 November 2016

Quotes for the day...

A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man. Lana Turner

Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy. Benjamin Franklin

If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month. Theodore Roosevelt

I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by. Douglas Adams

Saturday, 26 November 2016

Jack Frost

Yesterday was the first day of heavy frost this winter.  It was also icy as a couple of car drivers discovered when their vehicles failed to stop at a junction and smashed into each other.   

Many of the trees are now bare but a few are still showing their autumn glory.

And the berries and fruits are ripe.

The sun helps any season to look good.

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