As those of us in the UK are getting excited about Mary Berry and Paul Holywood probing another batch of soggy bottoms in the new Bake Off series, it seems the US is all-a-flutter over Ken Cake.
It is Chang Thai Day or National Thai Elephant Day (March 13) in Thailand. Stemming from the day a white elephant was added to the Thai flag it recognises the importance of elephants to Thai culture, promoting awareness of the need to protect these pachyderms and their environment.
She’s looking good at 57 years old. As befitting a Mars Explorer Barbara Millicent Roberts gets a national day on her “official” birthday, March 9th. Would you believe, Miss Astronaut was going into space a full year before her Mattel colleague Major Matt Mason (who stands a little short besides her).