October 2010 Blog Posts (4)

The Story of Halloween

Halloween is one of the oldest holidays with origins going back thousands of years. The holiday we know as Halloween has had many influences from many cultures over the centuries. From the Roman's Pomona Day, to the Celtic festival of Samhain, to the Christian holidays of All Saints and All Souls Days.



Hundreds of years ago in what is now Great Britain and Northern France, lived the Celts. The Celts worshipped nature and had many gods,… Continue

Added by LadyHawkღ on October 29, 2010 at 8:39am — 3 Comments

Hedgehog's a cute and prickly creature I find fascinating and can be a good pet as well







It has been said that no other exotic animal has caught the attention of the public quite like the pet hedgehog has. Their spines, friendly and curious nature, as well as that ever-smiling expression have endeared them to millions of confessed hedgehog lovers around the globe.



Those in Britain, Europe and parts of Africa have long known about the hedgehogs’ charm. British author and illustrator, Beatrix Potter,…
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Added by ERIC SHARP on October 21, 2010 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Snowdonia trip

I have just returned from a wonderful rest and relaxing tour of Snowdonia (in North Wales) and went to the top of Mount Snowdon via train (cog train) and it was breathtakingly beautiful. Stayed at the Royal Victoria Hotel in Llanberis and each day went to a different location and took hundreds of photographs. Visited castles and gardens and the weather was sunny and warm (very unusual for this time of year in Wales as it usually rains there)
The day we left the mist rolled in and it got a…
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Added by Gloster Gal on October 17, 2010 at 8:58am — 2 Comments

Native American Legends -Why the leaves have many colors in Autumn

A Wyandot (Huron) Legend

The wise men turned to him who wrote, Then they looked at the trees on many hills. It was the autumn. The leaves had many colors.They said, " We will tell you the story of the battle fought by the deer and the bear in the land of the sky."



The bear was selfish and proud. He often made trouble among the Animals of the Great Council. When he heard that the Deer had walked over the rainbow Bridge into the sky land he was angry. "I WILL PUNISH THE DEER " he…

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Added by LadyHawkღ on October 12, 2010 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

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