It’s one year this weekend since the north-east coast of Japan was struck by an earthquake measuring about 9 on the Richter scale – but what is an earthquake and what causes them to occur?
Random fact for the weekend: On March 4th, 1792, oranges were introduced to Hawaii, where, unsurprisingly, they flourished – yet Hawaii now gets most of its oranges flown in from the US mainland. What are the origins of some of your favourite foods and where can you find them produced today? Why do we try to emphasise buying locally produced foods when so many tasty things come from elsewhere?
shop local kids activity
So it’s springtime, daffodils and snowdrops pushing through everywhere, tra la la la la. If it’s all a bit too sweetness and light for you and your brood (and let’s face, what kid doesn’t enjoy a bit of the macabre?) then how about finding out about Venus Flytraps and other flesh-eating plants?
meat eating plants info