Monthly Archives: October 2019


The first time I visited the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland, a cockatoo (obviously someone’s lost pet) swooped down and took up residence on the arm of the guy in front of us. It was being harassed by the local crow population and must have thought he’d make a good bodyguard. I think he turned it […]


Getting in enough food for winter was quite a challenge before safe and reliable methods of preserving it came along. And some of the ones we know today are of quite recent invention.


Like the girl above, most of the young criminals in this Victorian rogue’s gallery stole out of desperation. Usually food or clothing. The boy above, however, was just a middle-class kid out for a bit of fun. Ask your own kids if they think there’s any difference in their bearing, or that of others on […]


My father took me to Chessington Zoo when I was about eleven. A lovely day out. (Other than the getting lost en route bit, which nearly always happened when we went up to London.)  


October is Library month! Encourage your kids to visit yours. Where the books presumably aren’t chained up like in this one.      

Historical Debate Society for Girls and Boys

The Historical Debate Society for girls and boys is a society where kids can put their ideas about the latest historical debate and put their own debate. Join in!

The Picture Book Review

Reviews of Children's Board Books, Picture Books, Activity Books, and Graphic Novels

Cafe Book Bean

Talk Books. Drink Coffee.

Raw Streets

by MaxGor

Magna Bloga- A History Blog

Sharing my passion for history

Your Well Wisher Program

Attempt to solve commonly known problems…

Indie Hero

Brian Marggraf, Author of Dream Brother: A Novel, Independent publishing advocate, New York City dweller

O' Canada

Reflections on Canadian Culture From Below the Border

Juju Films

Cutting edge Multimedia Programming


Share something you learned everyday!

Simple Pleasures

Visual Poetry, Photography and Quotes

Project Light to Life

A bucket list blog: exploring happiness, growth, and the world.

Jumbled Writer – Charlie Dims

Putting kids and history together

TheCoevas official blog

Putting kids and history together

Eric Price

Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Whatever Else Comes to Mind.

John B. Rosenman, SF/F/Horror Writer

Putting kids and history together

this is... The Neighborhood

the Story within the Story

Top 10 of Anything and Everything

Animals, Gift Ideas, Travel, Books, Recycling Ideas and Many, Many More

Insight and Intelligence on Residential Real Estate

Andrew Hines

Real Estate Entrepreneur

Book Hub, Inc.

The Total Book Experience

Longevity Letter

Aging can be hacked

Rennert New York TESOL Center | TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certification

Teach English as a Second Language | Tips and Ideas

Montessori and the World

An Adventure into Montessori Studies in Italy

Another Hatchett Job....

Homeschooling, Sewing, and Quilting at the Cabin

Bucca Books

Reading and Experiencing Children's Literature

Fashioning Sociology

Fashioning New and Emerging Media

Duir School's Blog

Port Hope's Newest Child Care Option

Rushing to Read

random reviews from library day


Funny pictures & cartoons to make you smile.

Tails from Paris

Comics Blog with real bites of love and delightful rascals inside ...

Katie L. Carroll

Author of Books for Teens and Kids

Natter and Review

This site is about books, both the reading and the writing.

Time Travelling With Kids

Putting kids and history together

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging News

The latest news on and the WordPress community.