I know about Midway Island from before because I’ve heard my Dad and Grampa talking about the Battle of Midway. It was a famous battle between the US and Japan that was a turning point in the Second World War. Midway Island is fighting another battle, and this time WE’RE the enemy!
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about a way to turn 12 plastic six pack can holders into a beautiful snowflake instead of having strangulators in the garbage that fish, birds and animals can get stuck in.
My cousin Kimberley got married earlier this summer and she and her husband live in an apartment on the other side of town. They are trying to save up their money so that they can buy a house next year, so Kimmy has been even more diligent than ever with recycling and reusing anything she can.
I am always really happy to see when businesses do something positive in their communities to help make things better. I just saw an article about the James Dyson Award, an international student design award set up by James Dyson’s charitable trust. (James Dyson is the inventor of the Dyson Ball vacuum cleaner and the bladeless fan.) The award is “to encourage the next generation of design engineers to be creative, challenge and invent”.
I just learned something that is very valuable information that I want to share with everyone. You know how sometimes you can get a ring stuck on your finger and then can’t get it off again? I know that I’ve done it before and it really hurts to try and pull it off.