Monthly Archives: August 2022

HISTORIC AGREEMENTS SHARE: GENEVA CONVENTIONS

https://kids.britannica.com/kids/article/Geneva-Convention/390754 https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/geneva-convention

TRIVIA TRAIL: BOMBING EXEMPTION

Question: What British seaside town did Hitler order the Luftwaffe to not bomb in WW II? Answer: Blackpool, so it could be used it as Hitler’s personal resort once Great Britain had been trounced and the Germans took over. https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2009/feb/23/hitler-blackpool-resort-plans

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HISTORY SHARE: AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY – WW II STYLE

https://inews.co.uk/opinion/government-holidays-during-world-war-two-campaign-bank-holiday-1024282

HISTORIC ANIMAL SHARE: DOMESTICATED FERRETS

I was swarmed by ferrets once. Five of them. Friendly little things. One was in my lap, one on my shoulder, and two clinging to my legs. The other one climbed inside the bag I was carrying. They’re curious, too. https://www.ferret-world.com/ferret-facts/ferret-history/ https://www.fda.gov/animal-veterinary/animal-health-literacy/fun-ferret-facts And adults/teens who’d enjoy a mystery with a ferret character, should try the […]

HISTORIC STRUGGLE: UKRAINE’S INDEPENDENCE

https://kids.britannica.com/kids/article/Ukraine/345809 https://kids.britannica.com/students/article/Ukraine/277486

HISTORY MYSTERY SHARE: GREENLAND’S LOST VIKINGS

https://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/archaeologists-uncover-clues-to-why-vikings-abandoned-greenland-a-876626.html https://www.science.org/content/article/why-did-greenland-s-vikings-disappear

HISTORIC TRIBUTE: BELL TRIBUTE TO DIEPPE

My father served in WW II, but didn’t have a lot of old army buddies. He married my mother on August 15th, 1942, and while they were honeymooning in Scotland, the rest of his unit went to Dieppe. Not many came back.

HISTORIC ANNIVERSARY SHARE: INDIA’S INDEPENDENCE

https://kids.kiddle.co/Indian_independence_movement https://academickids.com/encyclopedia/index.php/Partition_of_India

HISTORIC CRAZE SHARE: CLACKER BALLS

I didn’t have any of these, but I certainly saw and heard them a lot when I was backpacking around Europe with my bezzie mate in 1971. https://qz.com/871228/clacker-popular-toy-recalled-because-it-explodes/ https://www.nytimes.com/1971/08/14/archives/in-italy-the-noisy-clackers-have-gone-from-nuisance-to-recognized.html

HISTORY SHARE: SANDCASTLES

https://historyhouse.co.uk/articles/sand_castles.html And if you want to get really fancy … https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/how-build-sandcastle-180975406/

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