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Jul 15

Pretty Views - Stuck in Traffic !!! by littlestschnauzer on Flickr.St Swithin’s day if thou dost rain,
For forty days it will remain,
St Swithun’s day if thou be fair,
For forty days ‘twill rain na mair,
The old rhyme goes that sunshine on St Swithin’s Day will mean unending clear blue skies and sunshine for the next 40 days - the outlook certainly looks promising from where I’m sat!

Pretty Views - Stuck in Traffic !!! by littlestschnauzer on Flickr.

St Swithin’s day if thou dost rain,
For forty days it will remain,
St Swithun’s day if thou be fair,
For forty days ‘twill rain na mair,

The old rhyme goes that sunshine on St Swithin’s Day will mean unending clear blue skies and sunshine for the next 40 days - the outlook certainly looks promising from where I’m sat!

Jul 09

Tanabata - a beautiful Japanese star festival, read the story of the star crossed lovers, Tanabata and Mikeron

Tanabata - a beautiful Japanese star festival, read the story of the star crossed lovers, Tanabata and Mikeron

Jun 21

7 Fast Facts on the Summer Solstice -

iheartmomophotobooth:

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  1. During the Summer Solstice, the sun reaches the farthest point north of the celestial equator.

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  2. The word “solstice” comes from the Latin words for “sun” and “to stand still.”

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  3. The famous Stonehenge is thought to have been used to observe the summer and winter solstices.

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May 14

Happy Vesak Day, Happy Birthday Buddha
somewhereintheworldtoday:

Happy Vesak Day China, Happy Birthday Buddha!
“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly”
More on Vesak day by Somewhere in tHhe world today…
Picture: Bathing Buddha by hkdigit, on Flickr

Happy Vesak Day, Happy Birthday Buddha

somewhereintheworldtoday:

Happy Vesak Day China, Happy Birthday Buddha!

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly”

More on Vesak day by Somewhere in tHhe world today…

Picture: Bathing Buddha by hkdigit, on Flickr

May 11

paintpotsanddaydreams:

048 by Fresh From The Oven 606 on Flickr.

Happy Mother’s Day Japan, USA and all other countries celebrating motherhood today!

paintpotsanddaydreams:

048 by Fresh From The Oven 606 on Flickr.

Happy Mother’s Day Japan, USA and all other countries celebrating motherhood today!

Apr 20

Happy Easter everyone!
A cart packed full of explosives heralds the Easter Sunday celebrations in Florence.
Does your town / city have any unusual Easter traditions? If so you can share it on our facebook page
Find out more about Scoppio del Carro) (Explosion of the cart)

Happy Easter everyone!

A cart packed full of explosives heralds the Easter Sunday celebrations in Florence.

Does your town / city have any unusual Easter traditions? If so you can share it on our facebook page

Find out more about Scoppio del Carro) (Explosion of the cart)

Apr 18

Some say its good day for a haircut and a bad day for gardening!
Most people know that Good Friday is the day, according to Christian belief, that Jesus was crucified on the cross, but there are a few lesser known traditions and superstitions - read our blog post here: Good Friday | Somewhere in the world today

Some say its good day for a haircut and a bad day for gardening!

Most people know that Good Friday is the day, according to Christian belief, that Jesus was crucified on the cross, but there are a few lesser known traditions and superstitions - read our blog post here: Good Friday | Somewhere in the world today

Mar 31

Hanami (flower viewing) is the Japanese tradition of picnicking under the beautiful cherry blossoms (sakura) which bloom all over Japan from mid January to early May.
We’d love to see your Cherry Blossom pictures - share them on our facebook page
Hanami | Somewhere in the world today

Hanami (flower viewing) is the Japanese tradition of picnicking under the beautiful cherry blossoms (sakura) which bloom all over Japan from mid January to early May.

We’d love to see your Cherry Blossom pictures - share them on our facebook page

Hanami | Somewhere in the world today

Mar 30

Take the day off from Lenten deprivations and bake a cake for your dear old mum!Mothering Sunday / Mother’s Day | Somewhere in the world today

Take the day off from Lenten deprivations and bake a cake for your dear old mum!
Mothering Sunday / Mother’s Day | Somewhere in the world today

Mar 20

somewhereintheworldtoday:

Nowruz Mobarak! Happy Persian New Year!
Nowruz (meaning new day), occurs at the exact time of the Spring Equinox and celebrates the coming of Spring and the New Year. It is a time for visiting friends and family, feasting and performing various rituals for good luck in the coming year.
Picture: NYC Persian Parade 2009 by Sepideh!, on Flickr

somewhereintheworldtoday:

Nowruz Mobarak! Happy Persian New Year!

Nowruz (meaning new day), occurs at the exact time of the Spring Equinox and celebrates the coming of Spring and the New Year. It is a time for visiting friends and family, feasting and performing various rituals for good luck in the coming year.

Picture: NYC Persian Parade 2009 by Sepideh!, on Flickr