Mollie's Adventures

Learning something new everyday

Game of Thrones

Fun fact of the day…

HBO Canada welcomes back the Game of Thrones exhibition at the PNE in Vancouver this summer.

http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2014/01/game-thrones-exhibition-vancouver-pne/

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Heating coffee?

Fun fact of the day…

If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.

http://www.draac.com/laughin/oddtrue.html

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Art Gallery free for kids!

Fun fact of the day…

The Vancouver Art Gallery is now offering free admission for kids every Sunday in 2014!

http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2013/12/vancouver-art-gallery-launches-free-admission-kids-sundays/

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Wanna Ski?

Fun fact of the day…

Due to the low snowfall, Mount Washington is offering its season pass holders the ability to ski and snowboard at Whistler Blackcomb for free from January 6 to 31, 2014.

http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2014/01/mount-washington-pass-holders-can-ski-whistler-blackcomb-free/

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Photos of Vancouver

Fun fact of the day…

A photographer took photos of some of the busiest spots in downtown Vancouver on Christmas morning when no one was around. 

http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2014/01/vancouver-streets-completely-void-of-life-on-christmas-morning/

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Twins born in different years

Fun fact of the day…

A Mississauga mom gave birth to twins a few days ago. One was born in 2013 and the other in 2014.

http://www.torontosun.com/2014/01/02/mississauga-twins-born-in-different-years

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Greece

Fun fact of the day…

In Greece, New Year’s day is also the Festival of St. Basil. One of the traditional foods served is Vassilopitta, or St Basil’s cake. A silver or gold coin is baked inside the cake. Whoever finds the coin in their piece of cake will be especially lucky during the coming year.

http://www.factmonster.com/spot/newyearcelebrations.html

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The Dutch

Fun fact of the day…

The Dutch burn bonfires of Christmas trees on the street and launch fireworks. The fires are meant to purge the old and welcome the new

http://www.factmonster.com/spot/newyearcelebrations.html

Sorry about no post yesterday… so very sick and was not feeling up for much!

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Spanish Tradition

Fun fact of the day…

The Spanish ritual on New Year’s eve is to eat twelve grapes at midnight. The tradition is meant to secure twelve happy months in the coming year.

http://www.factmonster.com/spot/newyearcelebrations.html

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Card Playing

Fun fact of the day…

Today is Card Playing Day.

http://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/2013/12/

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