We had many plans for today, but alas the cold we all have crippled us all by 2pm and the only thing we were good for was bed. L was cranky and disinterested in everything, even the things she asked for; food, park play, crafts etc. We went to the event at Arnot Hill Park… Continue reading The Year of The Rooster.
Who IS Robert Burns and why is he celebrated? Robert Burns, otherwise known by most Scots as ‘Rabbie Burns’, was a prolific Scottish Poet (among other things), heralded as the pioneer of the Romanticism Literary Movement of the 18th century. The celebration we still enjoy today is celebrated every 25th of January, which was Robert Burns… Continue reading Celebrating Robert Burns
Today we froze our various sized butts off whilst attending the Temple Fair for Chinese New Year that the City Council helped organise. It was really great – so many beautiful music and dance performances, including the infamous Dragon Dance. We arrived just a bit late but did catch The Dragon and The Red Sun… Continue reading Chinese New Year Temple Fair: Nottingham
This year I really want to get to grips with celebrations around the world, introduce L to some of the music and customs, food and meanings behind the celebrations. L adores music and dance and is very creative and expressive with her dances moves. I thoroughly enjoy watching her today dancing with wild abandon like… Continue reading Music to our Ears.
I’m sure I mentioned my rather appalling lack of organisational skills in a previous post, if not I’m sure I have at least over on our Facebook page. So we’re pretty slow off the mark this year already with looking at different cultural celebrations that happen through the year. L is an explorer, an adventuresome,… Continue reading A little Culture never hurt anyone.