Catholic Saints Feast Days - February
6th February St Michael Kozaki and St Thomas Kozaki Japanese martyrs Michael and Thomas Kozaki were father and son. Michael was a catechist and a nurse while Thomas, at just fifteen years old, aided Franciscan missionaries.
Catholic Saints Feast Days - January
1st January Mary the Blessed Virgin (image above by Alison Day on Flickr) Considered by many to be the greatest of all the saints, Mary is known by various names including 'The Virgin Mary', 'Mary Mother of God', 'The Blessed Virgin Mary', etc.
I Pulled Myself from Poverty
Hello all. I hope you are all well. This is a sort of ranty, partly 'about me'-ish kind of thing. I have been working on an article about myself. As I don't consider myself a particularly interesting person, that may or may not come to fruition.
Working from Home
Long before the Covid pandemic led to more people working from home, I wrote about the benefits of working from home. The gist of that article was that working from home can lead to increased productivity, better work-life balance, and more efficient time-management. You can read the original here.
Poems from Home
The featured image is from one of over 400 sites around England managed by English Heritage. The following poem was originally a two verse poem called Holiday, written in 2006 published on my poetry blog. The additional verses (and revised title) were written on 2nd September 2021.
First observed in 2008, a having been declared by UN General Assembly in 2007, World Autism Day is on 2nd April each year. In 2021, World Autism Week will be 29th March to 4th April. You can find further information and ways to get involved here.