National Farm Rescuer Day

In the US heartland, National Farm Rescuer Day is used to celebrate those who support farmers in need.

When crisis strikes in the form of illness, injury or natural disaster, Farm Rescuers get the jobs done.

National No Smoking Week

On National No Smoking Week, I’m going to be naughty and put up this rather amazing image of a boy who has been dressed up in a navy uniform and told to pose with a cigarette in his hand. At the time, it was commonplace for parents to dress their children up and have photographs like these taken.

National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day

So, there’s such a thing as “National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day”. I’m sure those of us who are superstitious will say it is bad luck. Here’s a lovely image of a rather glamorous lady taking that risk! Click on the image to take a closer look!


National Butchers Week

It’s the start of National Butchers Week in the UK, encouraging us to re-visit a traditional butchers to benefit from their expertise on cuts and cooking methods. Here’s a fantastic image of a Butcher’s from the early 1900s.