Rock and Stones shorts are made using a variety of materials but here we explore the history behind one of the materials used, the lovely Kanga.
Amazon Day 5th September 2018 The Amazon Rainforest is one of the natural wonders of our World. It is vital for the health of our planet, fundamental to the future well-being of our civilisation and essential as the natural habitat of thousands of species both known and unknown. Some facts…. The Amazon Basin covers an […]
World Honey Bee Day 22nd August 2018 Bees thrive on many types of flowers both wild and domestic and particularly like: lavender, sweet clover, alfafa and dandelion. Honey bees are one of the most important insects on earth. Honey Bees are extremely important insects for they pollinate most of our plants, transferring pollen between male […]
World Orangutan Day, August 19th, 2018 These large yet very gentle, red haired apes live in the jungles of Sumatra and Borneo (part of West Malaysia) in South East Asia. They are the biggest arboreal or tree dwelling animals on the planet spending up to 90% of their time in the canopy of the rain […]
Elephants World Elephant Day, 12th August 2018 ‘Tuskers’….Three African males with beautiful long tusks The elephant is the largest land mammal on earth with an African male weighing in at up to 6 tonnes. In order to maintain good health, an adult elephant needs to eat up to 150 kg of food a day which […]
Lions ‘King of the Beasts’ Lions; majestic, powerful and extremely social, are the most widely recognised of the cat family. Size wise they lie second only to the Tiger and their official name is Panthera Leo. They used to range all over Europe, Africa and Asia, typically choosing a habitat of savanna grassland and open […]
Tiger Tiger burning bright In the forest of the night…. The beginning of the famous poem by William Blake Tigers have captured our imagination since the beginning of time. William Blake’s poem ‘Tyger Tyger burning bright…’ published in 1794 is just one example. Another of course is the tiger, Shere Khan in The Jungle Book […]
World Giraffe Day 21st June 2018 Giraffes are commonly regarded as one of our most elegant, regal and peaceful creatures. They are our tallest mammal with a remarkably long neck and very long legs – often over 6 feet in length. Giraffes roam the African plains and are surrounded by very real danger. As well […]