Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous 
Please Note: These are only a few samples...



Rose water or rose syrup is the by-product and hydrosol portion of rose oil, extracted from rose petals in the process of distillation. As a by-product in the production of rose oil for use in perfume, a component in some cosmetic and medical preparations, and used for religious purposes throughout Europe and Asia, rose water is also used to flavour foods and drinks........Read More!


Nature provides a bountiful supply of beautiful flowers, each unique and special in their own way. Botanists estimate that there are more than 10,000 species of flowering plants. As we have such a huge assortment to choose from, why is it that the rose is our favourite flower?.......Read More!


Over the years the meanings behind the different colours of roses has evolved, and even changed, to cover many sentiments. The Rose is one of the most popular flower gifts, given to convey an expression of emotion or feeling........Read More!



Global Colour Perceptions
Colour exists everywhere. No matter where you live in the world, you will experience colour in some form. Globally we may name colours the same (with translation), but certain colours are perceived differently around the globe, and very often it is not the meaning of the colour that differs, but the attitude to what the colour is actually representing........Read More!


Monday Facts and Trivia
A collection of facts and trivia about Monday, the first day of the common working week; why it is named, how it affects our health, the number of these days we can look forward to each year, and the songs and books that are named after it.......Read More!


Tuesday Facts and Trivia
A collection of facts and trivia about Tuesday, the second day of the common working week; why it is named, what certain countries celebrate on this day, it’s popularity as a birth name, and the songs and books that are named after it......Read More!


Wednesday Facts and Trivia
A collection of facts and trivia about Wednesday, the third day of the common working week; why it is named, what special religious customs occur on this day, and the songs, books, plays and television programs we have named after it........Read More!


Thursday Facts and Trivia
A collection of facts and trivia about Thursday, the fourth day of the common working week; why it is named, what Nostradamus predicted about a Thursday, how it is considered the New Friday, and the songs and books that are named after it......Read More!


Friday Facts and Trivia
A collection of facts and trivia about Friday, the fifth day of the common working week; why it is named, when the dreaded Friday 13th started, what Poets Day and TGIF have to do with it, and the songs and books that are named after it......Read More!


Saturday Facts and Trivia
A collection of facts and trivia about Saturday, the sixth day of the common week; why it is named, why it was a good day to hunt for vampires according to folklore, who sings about fighting on this day, and the songs and books that are named after it.....Read More!


Sunday Facts and Trivia
A collection of facts and trivia about Sunday, the seventh day of the common week; why it is named, some historical events of ‘Bloody Sunday’, which countries enjoy the ‘Sunday Roast’ what de facto national holiday is celebrated in the United States, and the songs and books that are named after it....Read More!