A military dog who lost a leg when sniffing out a roadside bomb has been awarded the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross after serving in more than 400 missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Lucca, a 12-year-old German shepherd, served in the US Marine Corps for six years, protecting the lives of troops by sniffing out munitions.
I have made these cards For my Gumnut Guides (5-7yr olds) - Girl Guides Queensland Australia to help them learn basic first aid. Thanks to the UK Red Cross website for the pitcures and info used in these cards. http://www.redcross.org.uk/What-we-do/Teaching-resources/Teaching-packages/Microsite/Life-Live-it-first-aid-education-for-children
Moss Green, Petal Pink, Olive We’re accustomed to the colors of nature, says Ashcraft, so using them on walls is less chancy than you might think—even when they’re strong. “This palette is a bit English and old-fashioned—and swiped right out of a garden,” she says. “Rich greens, with a big pink bloom on top.”
Old-World kitchen garden : Dining and gardening combine in this elegant potager where herbs and vegetables grow near the table. Herbs and edible plants grown in pot are cordoned off from the gravel path with a charming circular stone border.
This artist really does get under your skin making amazing art from anatomical cross-sections of the human body. Lisa Nilsson¿s Tissue Series, depicts anatomical cross sections, created from rolled PAPER. Lisas studio in an old laundry room and she actually makes boxes to contain her work made out of cherry wood and old glass, she covers the outside in Japanese silk book cloth.