We aim to take photographs of all the local events and activities in our community. Some readers have kindly sent in pictures of their holidays which you may enjoy viewing as well.
The Altrincham Festival took place in July and our photographer was there to capture the days festivities.
All of the pictures have been uploaded onto our website www.haahandbook.co.uk and are available to download free of charge.
All of our pictures are available to download for free.
“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.”
– Edith Sitwell
During the month of February there are days dedicated to some weird and wonderful events. On 2nd February the Americans celebrate “Groundhog Day”. If on this day a groundhog emerges from its winter burrow and it is sunny, it will see its shadow and retreat back into the burrow, and the winter will last for six more weeks. If the weather is cloudy, the groundhog will remain out, and the spring will come early. In the UK we can celebrate “Hedgehog Day” but don’t expect our hedgehogs to predict the weather!! We have “Carrot Cake Day” on Friday 3rd, a traditional recipe calls for carrots, raisins, walnuts, and brown sugar. Enjoy a slice from your local bakery in honor of Carrot Cake Day or visit cookery corner on page 14 and make your own. On 7th February it is “Wave ALL your Fingers at your Neighbours Day”, instead of greeting your neighbours with a cursory nod you should give them a cheery wave that involves all your fingers. Tuesday 14th February is not just Valentines Day, it is Donor Day, a day that celebrates all those people who have helped save people’s lives by donating blood, marrow, tissue, and even organs. My favourite is
“Random Acts of Kindness Day” which is Friday 17th February. Sometimes it’s the
smallest act that makes the biggest impact, something as simple as saying please or thank you can turn a day around, and make a life seem that much better. Be kind to others and to yourself and let’s make this world we live in a better place for us all to enjoy.
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