“Don’t underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.”
– Winnie The Pooh
Dishes Galore – 6″ x 6″ Watercolor & Sharpie
Lisilk posted a challenge for last weekend’s WDE at WetCanvas. It
was to do a painting in 30 minutes and post it. This is my 30 minute
challenge. All the dishes in the photo were hand blown (clear) glass.
Of course, I had to add my own little take on it… especially if it was
to be done in 30 minutes.
History of Winnie The Pooh
During the first World War, troops from Winnipeg (Manitoba, Canada)
were being transported to eastern Canada, on their way to Europe, where
they were to join the 2nd Canadian Infantry Brigade. When the train
stopped at White River, Ontario, a lieutenant called Harry Colebourn
bought a small female black bear cub for $20 from a hunter who had
killed its mother. He named her ‘Winnipeg’, after his hometown of
Winnipeg, or ‘Winnie’ for short.
Winnie became the mascot of the Brigade and went to Britain with the
unit. When the Brigade was posted to the battlefields of France,
Colebourn, now a Captain, took Winnie to the London Zoo for a long loan.
He formally presented the London Zoo with Winnie in December 1919 where
he became a popular attraction and lived until 1934. More info here on http://www.just-pooh.com/history.html
On Just-Pooh, you can find fun information about Winnie the Pooh and his friends, read about the history of the Winnie the Pooh stories, find the latest Winnie the Pooh bear news, play games,
and so much more! Use the links on the left to get started. We hope you
enjoy Just-Pooh and the magical world of Winnie the Pooh.