On this day in 1847, scientist Alexander Graham Bell was born.

He was credited with inventing the first telephone, among other inventions, but did you know he refused to have a telephone in his study?

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Green Eggs and Ham or a Cat in a Hat?

On this day in 1904, children’s author Dr Seuss was born.

Theodor Seuss “Ted” Geisel  March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American author, political cartoonist, poet, animator, book publisher, and artist, best known for authoring more than 60 children’s books under the pen name Doctor Seuss (abbreviated Dr. Seuss). His work includes several of the most popular children’s books of all time, selling over 600 million copies and being translated into more than 20 languages by the time of his death.

Check out his website- http://www.seussville.com/

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World Book Day

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Coming Soon… Red Lane’s Book Day!

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St David’s Day

Image result for st davids dayToday is St David’s Day.

Saint David’s Day is the feast day of Saint David, the patron saint of Wales, and falls on 1 March, the date of Saint David’s death in 589 AD. The feast has been regularly celebrated since the canonisationof David in the 12th century (by Pope Callistus II), though it is not a national holiday in the UK.

Traditional festivities include wearing daffodils and leeks, recognised symbols of Wales and Saint David respectively, eating traditional Welsh food including cawl and Welsh rarebit, and women wearing traditional Welsh dress. An increasing number of cities and towns across Wales including Cardiff, Swansea and Aberystwyth also put on parades throughout the day.

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Jungle Solo

Year 2 are continuing their drumming project today with Mr Bamford in preparation of their up and coming African Drumming Performance in a few weeks.

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On the Ning Nang Nong

On this day in 2002, English poet Spike Milligan died.

Spike Milligan was an author and poet, his “On the Ning Nang Nong” was voted Britian’s favourite comic poem in 1998.

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Welcome Back!

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On this day in 1964, Muhammad Ali [Cassius Clay] TKO’s Sonny Liston in 7 for his first world heavyweight championship title.

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A Crusty Crystal

Did you know on this day in 2004 a 4.4 billion-year-old Crystal is discovered to be the oldest known fragment from the Earth’s crust?

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Fancy a game of Sphairistike?

Did you know on this day in 1874, Major Walter Clopton Winfield patented a game called “sphairistike” (lawn tennis)?

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