You have to give away a million dollars. How?

Oooo - that sounds like fun, and with the exchange rate as it currently is that's worth quite a lot of money, right....Can I keep some... in which case I'll buy me a house in Winchester, a car that doesn't need to spend so long in a garage, and a non-broken computer/phone/hi-fi, then throw a great big party and catch up with everyone again properly....Part of me wants to run through the streets then throwing…

My bucket list starts with: Visit Canada

Visit CanadaCanada looks a beautiful, friendly country, and all the Canadians I've met (and shared rooms with on my travels) have been lovely! I read all the Anne of Green Gables novels when I was younger, and have always wanted to go and see Prince Edward Island... also want to get the train across to the Rockies, see the bright lights of Toronto, ski in Banff, and just take in the beautiful landscapes... while trying…

Keep Calm and Carry On

"For many the wartime slogans, such as Dig for Victory, Careless Talk Costs Lives, and Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases, have never been forgotten. Such slogans have been passed on as a part of our common heritage," says Dr Rebecca Lewis, a historian who has made a study of the subject. "Posters that were not published or were withdrawn also make for interesting study, particularly for reasons as to why they were rejected," she adds.…

The athlete in me!!!

The 'have a go hero(ine)'...! Aside from my PhD where I am undoubtedly the world's expert on British Home Front Propaganda Posters, see http://www.ww2poster.co.uk/ (well, it's a niche!), I am one of life's explorers! I like to remain open to the possibilities of what is going on out there... I usually have a flexible plan for what I want to achieve, and am highly aware of the areas that I'm interested in, but as a…

Seat me next to the irritating talker, please

What This is About:Just stumbled across 'Plinky', a site which provides random questions, to which you can provide an answer in any way you choose (and it just demonstrates the different ways in which people's minds think!). I linked it to this blog, and next thing I know, it's posted what I've written... (and the prompt acts as the blog title) that's one way to get creative with the blogging (was actually trying to work…