Most popular baby names – 2016

At the end of the year, the media are keen to tell us which names have been the most popular for naming babies.   In the UK, The Office of National Statistics has produced a list based on the official registered name on the child’s birth certificate.

There was a trend for names based on Star Wars, other sci-fi films and TV series. Other parents were influenced by

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Lemons, tomatoes, and melon…. which is your favourite?

Juicy Is the Daily Prompt.    This makes me think of luscious fruit.  While sailing in Greece, we often see local fruit shops when we go ashore on the islands, overflowing with gorgeous fresh fruit. When we go for country walks we also see many fruit trees laden with fruit hanging from the branches – oranges, lemons, limes, peaches, pomegranates, to name some of them.

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Craft – does it mean a boat, or something home-made?

The Daily Prompt is CRAFT.

Not such an easy prompt as it might look!    There are several definitions……

1.  an art, trade, or occupation requiring special skill, especially manual skill:

2.  skill; dexterity:

3.  skill or ability used for bad purposes; cunning; deceit; guile.

4.the members of a trade or profession collectively; a guild.

5.a ship or other vessel.

6.a number of ships or other vessels taken as a whole:

7. aircraft collectively.

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