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With its effortlessly cool feel, vibrant culture and stunning architecture, it’s no surprise people are finally realising Miami is a contender in America’s great cities. At PostSnap, we’re big believers in there’s no better way to share your vacation photos than creating your own postcards with them. Our free app allows you to send your own postcards straight from your phone no matter where you are in the world. PostSnap means no stamps and no hunting for post boxes is needed so you can spend your time soaking up the city vibes.

 

We’ve rounded up the top five things to see on your vacation to Miami, and the absolute best shots to take for perfect postcards back home!

 

 

  • Everglades National Park

 

No trip to Miami is complete without a day trip to Everglades National Park. One of the most renowned locations for wildlife in the USA, the Everglades consists of 1.5 million acres of wetlands, marshes and mangrove forest. The entrance to the park at Homestead is an hour’s drive away and it’s only a short drive on to trails, lookouts and abundant wildlife. We recommend taking shots of walkways that stretch out into miles of greenery, views from observation towers (we recommend the Shark Valley Observation Tower) and of course the iconic airboats that are easily the best way to see the wildlife on offer. Bicycles can also be rented out: the flatness of the park makes it the perfect place for a bike ride.


Perfect For: Explorers & Wannabe David Attenbourghs

 

  1. Wynwood Walls 

Wynwood is one of Miami’s coolest neighbourhoods but it’s main attraction is the collection of street art and murals at Wynwood Walls. This outdoor art gallery showcases some of the best street art, and is the perfect way to spend a morning or afternoon admiring the art. Each wall has a unique design, and it’s a perfect spot for brightly coloured photos for your postcard. The gallery also has its own bar and kitchen, meaning it’s the perfect place to chill out and soak up the city vibes. The neighbourhood of Wynwood is also filled with cool food markets, eateries and art galleries, meaning there’s plenty to see and do. Send a postcard with shots of the street art for the perfect colourful message back home.


Perfect For: Hipsters and Art Enthusiasts.

 

  1. South Beach

A classic and an essential. Palm trees, quirky lifeguard houses and perfect white sand make this one of the most well known beaches in the world. Take photos of the beach to make everyone at home wish they were on vacay with you. South Beach is also home to dreamy art deco architecture that dominates the seafront. Essential shots include the multicolour lifeguard towers which stretch for miles up South Beach and shots of the Art Deco District. South Beach is also home to Miami’s vibrant nightlife; take shots of the art deco buildings glowing with neon and all the hustle and bustle of the city’s most iconic neighbourhood.


Perfect For: Sunworshippers & Nightowls

 

  1. Fairchild Tropical Gardens

 

Retreat to the quiet side of town by visiting the Fairchild Tropical Gardens. This expanse of tropical parkland is one of the best tropical gardens, complete with its own tram tours and a butterfly house. The collection of plants in this tropical garden is a beautiful retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city, and also offer an array of plants that make perfect postcards for gardeners back home and budding horticulturalists. Spend a morning here for a tropical retreat in nature not far away from the hub of the city.

 

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  1. Little Havana

Cuba and the US’s history is long and complicated, but nowhere do the two merge so wonderfully than Little Havana, east of the city centre. This neighbourhood is home to the large Cuban diaspora and exiles , and is the perfect blend of American cool and Cuba’s latina feel. Stroll along Calle Ocho, Miami’s answer to the Hollywood Walk of Fame honouring Latina artists to see the area’s rich heritage or stop at the many food stalls and Restaurants for some of the best cuban food in the country. With the background of cigar smoke and latin music, this lively neighbourhood is a must see. Take photos of street food to make your family and friends’ mouth water or head to Domino Park for scenes of old men playing Dominos and smoking cigars.

 

Perfect for: Foodies and Budding Historians

 

Where are your favourite spots in Miami? Let us know and we’ll keep our eyes pealed. PostSnap is a free app, designed to turn your photos into lovely things that makes it easier to stay in touch. Whether you’re on the other side of the world and sending a postcard back home or you need a last minute birthday card, our easy to use app has got you covered. Download today from the app store or head to www.postsnap.com to make your first postcard!

 

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Postcard Perfect: Top 5 Things To Capture On Camera In The Netherlands

The Netherlands is one of our favourite places in Europe. With gorgeous countryside, vibrant cities and of course, the iconic flower fields it’s a great place for a short break or a perfect stop on a European road trip. As The Netherlands is thriving in spring, we thought we’d introduce you to the top things to photograph while visiting this culture-filled country! 

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At PostSnap, we love sharing the wonderful places we’ve been! That’s why we have a postcard app, so you can send a postcard back home whilst on your travels. We’ve rounded up our must see sights in The Netherlands for you to photograph, turn into a postcard and send back home for all of your friends and family to see! These are our top choices for places to photograph while in the Netherlands for that perfect postcard! 

1. The Flower Fields

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Tulips are as iconic to the Dutch as canals and clogs. Every spring, hundreds of fields bloom with tulips and other spring flora, turning the countryside into colourful strips of flowers. The Keukenhof Gardens near Lisse are the most famous, and opens for a short time to the public during the spring, but there are fields all over the country to see this pretty scenery. Whether you get up close to the flowers or stand back and take in the scenery, this spring activity is the top of our list for postcard perfect places in The Netherlands.

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2. Koningsdag

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Spring also sees the National Holiday of Koningsdag (Kings Day); where the Dutch throw parties in the streets, hunt for the latest bargains at flea markets and drink a lot of beer. Wearing bright orange (their national colour) is optional, but highly encouraged. If you can brave the crowds in the cities, there’s all sorts of sights to see on this lively occasion, such as boat parties and bustling markets. The oldest flea market is located in Waterlooplein, Amsterdam which is a perfect spot for scouting out quirky finds, books, furniture; pretty much everything you could ever want to find. At present, Koningsdag is on the 27th of April, meaning you have two days to get in the party mood.

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3. Botanical Gardens

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Both Amsterdam and Leiden have botanical gardens that are open to the public, featuring beautiful and bizarre plants. They’re a perfect place for plant lovers to wander away from the hustle and bustle of the urban Netherlands. Amsterdam, while small offers a beautiful greenhouse and butterfly enclosure to marvel at, as well as a cafe, while Leiden’s is nestled in the university complex, home to a number of quirky and delightful museums. It’s also the oldest in the Netherlands, founded in 1590 with an impressive collection of Orchids and other endangered species! 

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  1. Baarle-Nassau / Baarle-Hertog

Cross off two countries at once with the unique town of Baarle-Nassau. This town is divided across The Netherlands and Belgium and is a unique destination and the easiest way to cross off two countries on your bucket list. Thanks to the Schengen Area, the town is completely free to wander around despite the zig-zagging international border that’s clearly marked with crosses on the road (and in some cases, lines through the middle of shops). The town is a quirky coincidence that predates national borders and is something a little odd to see if you’re wanting to see something a little different from The Netherlands.  

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  1. Hoge Veluwe National Park
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We all know the iconic Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam, but did you know there’s a museum with a substantial collection of his work in the middle of a National Park? Hoge Veluwe is The Netherland’s largest natural park, perfect for people who really want to avoid the hustle and bustle of Dutch city life. The park is not only filled with wildlife, but the Kröller-Müller Museum boasts a sculpture park and the second largest collection of Van Gogh paintings in the world. The park also has free to use bikes, making it an ideal place for exploring! 

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Let us know if there’s anywhere else in The Netherlands that is a must-see. PostSnap allows you to send your own photos as postcards, meaning you can stay in touch from anywhere in the world! You can download our iOS app for free on the App Store, or visit www.postsnap.com to make your own postcards today!

 

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Our Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Every Mother’s Day we’re always faced with the  familiar question of “What do I get Mum this year?” If searching for the perfect Mother’s Day gift is adding to the everyday stresses of being an adult, we at PostSnap have come up with five ideas for the ideal Mother’s Day gift for your lovely Mum.

At PostSnap, we believe in making everyone’s day with our customisable greeting cards that will bring a smile to Mum’s face. Simply choose your card’s design, add a photo and write a personalised message for the ultimate Mother’s Day card. PostSnap has tons of new designs ready for Mother’s Day so when you’ve finished finding the perfect present, download the app (or visit our website at www.postsnap.com) to create the perfect Mother’s Day card!

FLOWERS

What Mum doesn’t love a bouquet of flowers? While there’s loads of flower companies on the market, our friends at PostaBloom are our pick for Mother’s Day flowers. With their letterbox bouquets, it’s really easy to order flowers in time for Mum’s big day: the flowers fit straight through the letterbox, meaning your Mum doesn’t even have to be in to receive her present!

PostaBloom bouquets start from £25, and there’s something for every Mum in their collection! You can visit their website here

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CANDLES

Candles make the perfect gift. There’s one for everyone and can be found at every price-point making them an easy, thoughtful and affordable gift for the Mum in your life. They’re also the kind of thing that somebody may not buy themselves, but make a perfect treat.

We like our candles scented, so pick a scent your Mum will love and add a little indulgence to her life. Our recommendations are the Flamingo Candles Cactus & Frangipani as part of their Frida Kahlo collection, or if you have money to splash on Mum, Diptyque offer a range of exquisite scents that will truly spoil her.

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BOOKS

All Mums we know want an excuse to have time to themselves. We do believe that there is nothing better than settling down for “me time” with a gripping book that will keep you entertained for hours. You know your Mum’s reading habits better than we do, but if you’re really stuck, ShelterBox have launched a book club, so not only will Mum’s next read be a welcome break from the stress of normal life, but it will also be helping people in need!

You can find more information on the ShelterBox Book Club here!

STATIONARY

Know a Mum who simply must have everything organised? Does she need somewhere to scribble down shopping lists? Stationary can be a way of giving her something she’ll need, but also add a luxurious twist to the usual A5 notebook. Whether you make your own personalised notebook from our friends from AfterSnap, or buy these adorable birthstone and zodiac designs that we found at Urban Outfitters by Portico Designs , it’s a great present for the Mum in your life who is always on top of everything! 

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PAMPER

All Mums deserve a little treat on Mother’s Day. Whether you just want to treat her to a luxurious bubble bath or a face mask, add something special to her evening routine so she can unwind and relax in style. We’re believers that everyone can appreciate one of LUSH’s bath ballistics and bubble bars, but face-masks and body butters will also do the trick.

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Remember that no matter what you get, you can always rely on PostSnap to provide customisable greeting card for Mother’s Day and any occasion you can think of. At PostSnap, we make it really easy to send a smile to someone’s face. Simple choose your card, upload photos and add a message and send to anywhere in the world: no stamps or searching for post boxes required, it’s all done from your iPhone or desktop!
Simply download our app from the App Store or visit our website at www.postsnap.com to start.

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How To Send A PostCard From Your Cruise

How To Send A Postcard From Your Cruise

PostSnap is the easiest way to send personalised postcards from home or on the waves!

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Cruises can be the ultimate way to unwind and they’re a great way to see all sorts of wonderful places around the world. If you’re looking for an easy way to send postcard without the hassle of stamps and trawling across cities searching for a postbox, PostSnap allows you to send your own photos as real postcards from anywhere in the world! Whether on shore or on land, PostSnap: The Postcard App is the easiest way to send a smile from your seabound adventure!

1. Download PostSnap From The App Store

Before you leave, download the PostSnap app from the App Store! Our allows you to send postcards with your own photos from anywhere in the world, so before you leave, sign up and make sure everything is ready to go before your trip! The best thing is, it’s free to download and if you have Apple Pay, there’s no need to sign up! We also offer pre-pay packages so you can load up before you set off. Sounds pretty easy to us! Our wesbite is also optimised for mobile uses, so no matter what your device, there’s a way for everyone to easily make a postcard! 


2. Take your photos!
This is the easy and most fun part. Whether you’re island hopping or soaking up city vibes, take all the photos you can. From skylines to selfies, when you’re exploring remember to take snaps to share with all your friends and family. Everyone loves to see holiday photos, whether on a postcard or on Instagram, so take as many snaps as possible to show everyone back home (and maybe make them a little jealous!).

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Our tips for the best photos to send on postcards are:

  • The Basics
    Blurry photos are never good, whether online or printed out! To ensure that your photos are the best they can be, hold the camera steady and take your time! If possible, make sure they are well lit; dark photos can be hard to fix, no matter how pretty the filter is. Also, if you’re taking photos of people, make sure eyes are open and there’s big smiles on faces. You are on holiday after all! Who wants to look miserable on holiday? 
  • Get Inspired!
    There’s no shame in seeing where the top locations and sights are in the city you’re stopping off at. Head online to places like Instagram or Pinterest for those picture-perfect locations that everyone wants to see or take a wander around the city to find the prettiest places to snap! If you’re on board, there’s all sorts to see and do while at sea, so remember to keep your camera on you at all times to capture all the excitement!

 

  • Keep It Interesting!
    You’re travelling the world! Go tick off your bucket lists and have the photographic evidence to prove it. Snap things that only you can see in the place you’re in! Whether that’s a Singapore Skyline or Roman Ruins, no matter where you are, there’s always something you can show back home that you’ve never seen before.
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3. Make your postcard!

When you head back on board or wherever you go for your dose of wifi, remember to send a postcard! With PostSnap you can use photos from your camera roll but also use your Facebook and Instagram photos to create the perfect postcard!

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Our postcards are fully customisable with the ability to add filters, text and borders so you can really make your postcards special. It’s so quick and easy, you can get back to exploring in an instant; no stamps and no letterboxes required! It’s especially easy for when you’re in the middle of the ocean with not a speck of land in sight. What’s even better, is that cards back home have free delivery, making it the easiest way to send snail mail.

Remember whether you’re home or away, PostSnap is the best and easiest way to send your own personalised postcards to your friends and family. Whether you end up on cruise or not, our free app makes it really easy to send snail mail. We’re also available via our website www.postsnap.com so you can use it on any of your devices.

Download PostSnap from the app store today to start sending personalised postcards now.

 

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What Is Galentine’s Day? Only the best day of the year!

Galentine’s Day: The Best Day of The Year

Just because you’re single on Valentines Day doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the love and fun. PostSnap is here all year around to send a little love with our completely customisable greetings cards and postcards. In recent years, a new phenomenon has swept across the internet, Pinterest boards and  single women everywhere: Galentine’s Day.

Originating from the American sitcom Parks And Rec, Galentine’s Day occurs on February 13th as an opportunity to celebrate female friendship before Valentines Day. What started as a joke in this comedy show has now become a holiday in its own right, with women all over the world coming together and celebrating their friendships. To many of us, our female friendships are just as important as our romantic partners, so why not team up with your girl squad to celebrate this budding holiday?

Stuck for ideas? We at PostSnap have put together a guide on how to make the most of our app to help you throw the ultimate girls night tonight, or whenever you next want to have a girly night together! 

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Spread The Love

Hearts and flowers are a fail safe way to spread the love, even if it’s not romantic love. Don’t be afraid to indulge in the heart shaped chocolates and roses if that’s what you truly feel. At PostSnap, we have a number of cards ready for your Galentine or even your crush this year. Our Valentines Collection is completely customisable with your own photos so you can show your friends as much love as you’d like. Bring on the boxes of chocolates, bouquets of roses and personalised photo cards from yours truly. Because who says you can’t show a bit of love to your friends?

Get Together

Nothing says celebrating female friendship like a girls night. If you and your girls haven’t seen each other in a while, why not use Galentine’s Day as an excuse to get together and have some fun? Use our announcement packs to invite your female friends over for cocktails at your favourite place in town, or just a Mamma Mia marathon with wine and boxes of chocolates. Our announcement packs are completely customisable for any occasion, so whether you’re heading out for brunch or hitting the town, PostSnap will allow you to tell your friends to save the evening and get ready for a girls night no matter what the time of year. 

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Capture the Night!

Whatever you do, remember to take loads of pictures  of the fun. Whether you upload them to Instagram or turn them into postcards to send as little reminders to your friends that you love them, PostSnap make your photos into lovely things to truly make the night one to remember. We now sell photo prints, so you can turn all your photos from your girls nights into real pictures to hang on your wall, pin on your fridge or keep on your desk. Our new printing service is a great way to keep those memories not just online, so why not try it out? 

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We hope  you have enjoyed our little guide to your new favourite holiday and we hope we’ve given you a little bit of inspiration on how to send the ladies in your life a bit of love! Whether you’re single or happily coupled up, why not spend time with friends this week and spread the love to all of the people in your life?

We offer cards for all occasions that are completely customisable with your own photos and messages for that special touch.

Happy PostSnapping!

 

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Our Favourite Reasons To Send Cards in 2019!

 

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As the New Year approaches, we thought we at PostSnap would make a list of our favourite reasons to send a little something to make your loved ones smile all throughout the year! At PostSnap, we make postcards with your own personal photos, so no matter where you are, what you’re doing, you’re only a few clicks away from sending your loved ones a postcard! Simply download our app, or visit our website to get started!

Thank You Cards!

After all the presents have been unwrapped and you’re sick of the sight of leftover turkey; why not take the time out of the inevitable food coma to send thank you cards to all the family for their gifts! It’s a great way to keep the cheer from the holiday season going into the New Year, and it’s always nice to have a little note saying “thank you!”. We have plenty of Christmas Thank You cards to continue the festive spirit, but also “thank you” cards no matter what the occasion for all year round!

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Valentines Day

Flowers, chocolates and a personalised postcard. Want something sweet to send your loved one for Valentines day? Keep it simple with a special little note to remind someone how much you mean to them! Personalise a postcard or even a greetings card with us to give someone butterflies all over again. If you’re single, why not use the day to celebrate your best friends. Thanks to the hit TV show “Parks & Rec”, Galentine’s Day is an unofficial holiday for celebrating your best female friendships on February the 13th. Why not send your besties some cards to remind your friends how much you love them!

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Mother & Father’s Day

Whether it’s you sending a card for your own parents, or sending your significant other something from the pet for being the best Dog Mum ever; we at PostSnap have everything you need to make your Mother’s Day or Father’s Day special. Send personalised postcard thanking your parents for everything they do; we don’t often say it enough! Our postcards allow you to write your own messages, meaning you can pick all your favourite family photos to really make your cards special!

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Holidays

Ahh, the postcard. A staple of holidays both home and away. Take the hassle out of finding stamps, international postage and a postbox by using our free app to send a postcard online  to anyone in the world, wherever you are! Whether you’re staycation-ing at the seaside or you’re traveling the world on your gap year; keep friends and family updated on your travels with us at PostSnap. Not getting away for the summer? Send your city-breaks, coffee shop visits or even cats you met in the street on a postcard to make your friends and family smile! Holidays

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Whether it’s a birthday, party thank yous, or just because, our postcards are fully customisable meaning they can be sent for any occasion. And with our postcards available any time, anywhere and can be sent to anyone, there’s no limit on what occasion you can use send something to your loved ones.

PostSnap is a free postcard app where you can upload your own photos from your camera roll, Instagram or Facebook. For Android users or for those sending from the comfort of their laptop, our website is also available and mobile optimised for whenever you are to send your loved one a postcard. With in app options like adding borders and text, we’ll make sure your card looks great and gets sent to your loved one.

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Happy PostSnapping From All of Us! Have a Wonderful 2019!

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How to write the perfect Valentine’s Day card

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Firstly, it depends on what tone you’re aiming for. Have you been together with your significant other for fifteen years and want to keep it light and casual? Have you just started dating? Or, is it your second anniversary and are searching for the perfect words to express your undying love?

Don’t despair! Here are some ideas for you to draw inspiration from…

OPTION 1. If you’ve been together for yonks and want to go for the fun and light-hearted tone, keep it painfully casual. If you’ve been together for so long, Valentine’s Day does become more of a chore. So maybe just embrace it rather than trying too hard.
How to write a Valentine's Day card - PostsnapOPTION 2. There’s no shame in using romantic quotes to your advantage! Elton John, Moulin Rouge and The Notebook are icons in the romantic film/music genre, so don’t be afraid to use their words to express your love:
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OPTION 3. If you’re not sure where you’re at and need to keep it cool and ‘bro-mantic’, then keep it sweet and harmless with food-related comedy:
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Top tip: If all else fails, chuck a load of confetti in the card so that it falls everywhere when they open it. They’ll never be able to pick up all the confetti, so when they come across bits of glitter in the carpet weeks later, they’ll think of you. ?? #genius

Send a Postsnap card for a happy Valentine’s Day!

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Christmas has arrived at Postsnap!

Our Christmas card range is now available in the Postsnap app!

We have fun face-in-the-hole cards, and beautifully unique designs:

 

 

 

Designed by our very own in-house team of designers, our unique cards are fun to customise.

Open the app, tap on Greeting Cards –> Categories –> Christmas to find all of our festive and fun Christmassy designs.

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Have a fun and happy Christmas! ?? ??

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Tips to keep pets calm on Firework Night

Tips to keep pets calm on Firework Night

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Guy Fawkes night is coming up on November 5. For most people, this is merely an occasion to look forward to as there will be many exciting firework events about. However, for some, this will be an anxious and nerve-wracking event that pet-owners may dread.

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Farm animals – horses and cattle
If you’re planning on letting fireworks off in rural areas, make sure you warn the neighbours first so that they can take precautions with their livestock because large animals create large vet bills! 

Imagine 600kg horses galloping blindly around muddy fields in pure terror as fireworks are going off on neighbouring land. Scared horses bump off of the wire fences, slip and slide, pant heavily and drip in sweat. But arguably, it’s even more petrifying for their owners!

  • Do not enter the paddock! You will get knocked down and you will get injured. (I learnt this the hard way!)
  • Do speak softly to your horses and other farm animals from behind the field’s gate
  • Do feed them before nightfall and leave hay out for them
  • Don’t go away on holiday, and stay close-by around Guy Fawkes night
  • Check the fencing beforehand and graze them in the flattest paddock you have
  • If you know a large amount of fireworks will be going off, consider moving your animals elsewhere.
  • When scared, horses like to be able to run. So keeping them enclosed isn’t always the safest option.
  • If your animals are near firework events, be aware that there are horrible people who like to scare or harm animals with fireworks. So try and supervise your pets as much as you can.

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Ensure your cats and dogs can come indoors, because when panicked they could run away or find unsafe hiding places. There will also be more traffic on the roads, so make sure they don’t feel the need to go wandering.

  • Set up a nest of your cats’ and dogs’ favourite blankets in their favourite place
  • Bring them in before nightfall
  • Take dogs for an extra walk, and play with cats until they tire
  • Feed them before nightfall too – soldiers fight better on a full stomach!
  • Leave healthy treats about later on in the evening
  • Put the radio or TV on to mask the bangs a bit
  • Speak softly, walk slowly and stay relaxed around your pets; they’ll pick up on your energy

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If you want to be extra diligent, make your garden a safe haven for scared wildlife such as hedgehogs.

  • If you’re planning on having a bonfire, be sure to triple-check there’s nothing hiding, roosting or nesting in there.
  • Fence it off
  • Create hutches or boxes filled with dry, fresh straw and keep it in a sheltered area for scared animals to hide in
  • Do not feed hedgehogs milk or bread! Leave out water and cat food instead. (Although, in my humble experience, this can attract rats…)

Other than that, we hope you, your family and your fur-babies have a pleasant and safe Guy Fawkes night!

 

 

 

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Did you know… Daylight saving facts

Did you know… Daylight saving facts

by ben

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Daylight Saving Time is close to ending. In the UK, it’ll come to an end on October 29, which will cause the clocks to be pushed back by an hour.

Handy tip: Can’t remember if clocks are going forward or back? Here’s an easy way to remember: Spring = Forward, Fall = Back.

In 1784 American politician and inventor, Benjamin Franklin first suggested that if people got up earlier when it was lighter outside, then with would save on candles.

British builder William Willett campaigned for daylight savings throughout 1907 and 1908, but it wasn’t implemented in the UK until 1916 – one year after Willett’s death.

OMG moment: William Willett was Coldplay’s frontman Chris Martin’s great-great-grandfather.

Today, there is still much debate over whether daylight savings is beneficial. There are arguments over whether or not it really saves on energy by taking advantage of the sunlight. There is also discussion over whether darker evenings are more dangerous for children walking home from school.

However, for most people the only real bone of contention is the lack of lay-ins when the clocks go forward. ??

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