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Random but interesting πŸ€”

Have a read of this, very interesting. They used to use urine to tan animal skins, so families used to all pee in a pot & then once a day it was taken & Sold to the tannery…….if you had to do this to survive you were “P### Poor” But worse than that were theContinue reading “Random but interesting πŸ€””

Random thought….. Why You Should Make Reading Every Day Your New Year’s Resolution….. πŸ˜‰

Why You Should Make Reading Every Day Your New Year’s Resolution….. Is reading every day one of your New Year’s resolutions? If not, you might want to make this reading resolution for the coming year! Reading comes with all sorts of incredible benefits for your mind, body, and social life β€” from familiar benefits (it’sContinue reading “Random thought….. Why You Should Make Reading Every Day Your New Year’s Resolution….. πŸ˜‰”

My Year in Books 2020….

I use an app called Goodreads. It tracks all the books I’ve read this year.  The pandemic that swept the world this year kept me in. And through the lockdowns and tier systems books helped me pass the time away.  Here is a selection of my 2020 reads….. 54,370 pages read 274 books read ThisContinue reading “My Year in Books 2020….”

Random Thought…. The Powerful Spiritual Significance of Friday the 13th

The Powerful Spiritual Significance of Friday the 13th Is there something to fear on Friday the 13th? For years people have been telling us Friday the 13th is an unlucky day. Horror movies have been named after this day and research also tells us that there is an increase in accidents on Friday the 13th.Continue reading “Random Thought…. The Powerful Spiritual Significance of Friday the 13th”

Audible πŸ“±πŸŽ§

Audible How Does Audible Work? Audible works by first starting a 30-day free trial which comes with a free audiobook. Each month, a credit is awarded to the Audible account which can be used to purchase one audiobook. As a monthly member, you will receive one credit each pay period. That credit is redeemable for a single bookContinue reading “Audible πŸ“±πŸŽ§”

Butterflies πŸ¦‹

Butterflies are insects in the macrolepidopteran clade Rhopalocera from the order Lepidoptera, which also includes moths. Adult butterflies have large, often brightly coloured wings, and conspicuous, fluttering flight. The group comprises the large superfamily Papilionoidea, which contains at least one former group, the skippers (formerly the superfamily “Hesperioidea”), and the most recent analyses suggest itContinue reading “Butterflies πŸ¦‹”

Random Thought πŸ’­ …. A Leap Year

A leap year (also known as an intercalary year or bissextile year) is a calendar yearcontaining an additional day (or, in the case of lunisolar calendars, a month) added to keep the calendar year synchronized with the astronomical or seasonal year. Because seasons and astronomical events do not repeat in a whole number of days, calendars that have the same number of days in each year driftContinue reading “Random Thought πŸ’­ …. A Leap Year”

Bonfire Night πŸ”₯ πŸ§¨

Guy Fawkes Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Day, Bonfire Night and Firework Night, is an annual commemoration observed on the 5th of November, primarily in the United Kingdom. Its history begins with the events of 5 November 1605, when Guy Fawkes a member of the Gunpowder plot, was arrested while guarding the explosives the plottersContinue reading “Bonfire Night πŸ”₯ πŸ§¨”

Morbid I know….. But interesting too.

The Day of the Dead (DΓ­a de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere. The multi-day holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and help support theirContinue reading “Morbid I know….. But interesting too.”

31 Day Blog Challenge (Day 3)

Meaning of my Business Name ….. It’s not a business, it’s a fun blog that I’ve moved from one site to another. ButterfliesandBooks Butterflies πŸ¦‹ as my daughter loved butterflies (and as she is no longer here, I carry on her love of butterflies and in memory of her) Books πŸ“– well as I readContinue reading “31 Day Blog Challenge (Day 3)”

Random Thought πŸ’­

Having a garden is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Tangible benefits can be gained from interacting directly with the natural world, including healing faster after an illness and improving kids’ creativity and learning. Just think about how the scent of a flower or the feel of its petals completely changes your mood! Flowers and otherContinue reading “Random Thought πŸ’­”

Random Thought πŸ€”

Question : Do you have an author that is on your auto-buy/read? Tell us about her/him. Answer: My automatic author buys are Christine Feehan and J.R. Ward, and Sherrilyn Kenyon. Christine Feehan…… Christine Feehan is a #1 New York Timesbestselling author, with 78 published works in seven different series: Dark Series, GhostWalker Series, Leopard Series, Drake Sisters Series, Sea Haven Series, ShadowContinue reading “Random Thought πŸ€””

Random Thought πŸ€”

Saw this on a blog post recently and thought I’d share …….  As bookworms, we come into contact with lots of problems that other β€˜normal’ people think are strange. Suddenly we are asked by our unknowing work colleague, what is a TBR? A relative comments that we have plenty of unread books at home withoutContinue reading “Random Thought πŸ€””