While out for a walk during the week I saw this beautiful mini rainbow. It wasn’t fully there but nevertheless very eye catching. It reminded me that as we remember our loved ones who have died during these early days of November, we still get those mini moments when we feel our loved one is close and near us.
Over the next few days and into next week you will see new changes to the website. It will be ongoing for the next few days. The website was working on outdated software and it needed an upgrade and facelift to bring it up to the technology of 2022.
On This Day
On Nov 5th 1605 Guy Fawkes Day came into being. Guy Fawkes a Catholic conspirator attempted to blow up King James I and the British Parliament. The plot was discovered, Guy Fawkes was caught, tortured and later executed along with seven others. It is celebrated ever since as Guy Fawkes Day, where his effigy is traditionally burned on a bonfire, accompanied by fireworks.
On Nov 5th 1935 Parker Brothers launches the game of Monopoly that has become a world
Bubba Watson (golfer) is 44
Grainne Seoige (Irish TV presenter) is 49
Eilish O’Carroll (Irish actress who plays Winnie in Mrs Brown’s Boys) is 70
Art Garfunkel (singer) is 81
Alexa Chung (Actress) is 39
Saint For Today
Saint for November 5th is the feast of Saint Zachary and Saint Elizabeth. They were the parents of John the Baptist who was the cousin of Jesus
Significance of Today
Today is World Tsunami Awareness Day. The United Nations designated this day to raise awareness about the importance of education about tsunamis to ensure that communities act decisively and without panic when tsunami warnings reach them.
Interesting Quote For Today
“The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” -Dolly Parton
Did You Know
You can actually hear rhubarb growm yes it pops! This is because of how fast it grows, up to an inch per day. It also can squeak and make other noises.