soooooo, this post is totally late, as the super bowl has already passed 😅 … oh well 🤷🏻♂️
anyway, while peeps enjoyed some american footy and live music, the police kept a rather strong eye on them 😳
#tdil there is a sniper’s nest at the super bowl 🔫 Continue reading “today i learned – thurs 15th feb 2018”
now, i know that it’s almost christmas and we’ve had lots of christmas facts recently …
but we’re going totally un-christmas today 😅
#tdil that the original basketball hoops didn’t have a hole in the bottom 😂 Continue reading “today i learned – mon 18th dec 2017”
do you remember the post we had recently about pummel horse riding? 🐴 (it was glorious … i strongly suggest that you go read it)
anyway … yeah, today’s fact pretty much follows that trend of weird sports 😬
#tdil that there is actually such a thing as rabbit show jumping 🐰 Continue reading “today i learned – thurs 7th dec 2017”
as i’ve now been a runner for about three months, i am legit a professional sports person* 💁🏻♀️ … (*i am not a sports person 😂)
for that reason, i feel that i am now qualified to critically comment on sports in today’s blog post 😏
#tdil that there is an actual sport that actually exists called ‘hobbyhorse riding’ 😳 ummm … Continue reading “today i learned – thurs 30th nov 2017”
yesterday, i went bowling and thought that i’d learned a thing 👍🏻 now, whilst trying to write it down … i’ve realised that it actually really confuses me 😂
so, instead of that fact, here’s a different fact about ten pin bowling 🏀 (there are no bowling emojis, so just pretend 😬)
#tdil that you’re allowed a maximum of 12 different holes on a bowling ball! 😳 Continue reading “today i learned – mon 30th oct 2017”
a long time ago, when i was but a small lad, my graphic design teacher told me that she was the one who designed both the lucozade man and the nike swoosh …
obvs, she didn’t … the people designing logos like that earned multi-millions from their designs … didn’t they? 😳 apparently, swoosh lady didn’t!
#tdil the designer of the nike swoosh logo was paid the grand sum of just $35! 💰 Continue reading “today i learned – fri 27th oct 2017”
as you may have seen in various previous posts, i’ve become one of those weird people that runs 🏃🏻♂️
i’ll be honest, i hate every second of it and started solely to justify eating more ben and jerry’s 👍🏻 .. anyway, here’s a fact inspired by running 😷
#tdil the cause of that horrid pain that is called a ‘stitch’ 😓 Continue reading “today i learned – thurs 19th oct 2017”
i stumbled across something so darn incredible today that i just have to share it with you in some way, shape or form!
this’ll be quick … but you’ll thank me for it 😏
#tdil that there is such thing as the ‘marblelympics’ and it is glorious! 😱 Continue reading “today i learned – thurs 12th oct 2017”
running … why on earth does anybody do it if they aren’t trying to escape a dinosaur? 😫 like, why!?
i recently started (it’s healthy apparently) and i’m yet to see the appeal! guess it’s a topic for a blog post? 🤔 #silverlining
#tdil what a ‘runner’s high’ is and why it occurs 🏃🏻🏃🏻 Continue reading “today i learned – sat 23rd sept 2017”
right, i’m afraid this is going to be another one of those fairly quick ones 😅 got lots to do and all that 👍🏻
any way, today’s fact concerns itself with my dogs’ favourite toy – the frisbee (there’s no emoji for that ☹️).
#tdil that the dude who revolutionised the frisbee, was cremated and turned into frisbees when he died #rip … that’s commitment to the cause!? Continue reading “today i learned – sun 13th aug 2017”
apparently it’s national beer day today … well, according to facey-b it is – so it has to be true?! as such, i was initially going to do a beer based fact today 🍺
however, in my search for beer based facts, i stumbled upon something much much better (and loosely related to beer).
#tdil of the existence of a sport called ‘wife carrying’ 😅 Continue reading “today i learned – fri 4th aug 2017”
today’s fact was actually a request! how very exciting 🙊 … more requests please people! 😏
anyway, the request was to do something about hockey pucks … so i have … they actually have quite an interesting past!
#tdil the history of hockey pucks 🏒 … they used to be very different 😳 Continue reading “today i learned – tues 11th july 2017”