"In that direction", the Cat said, waving its right paw round, "lives a Hatter: and in that direction", waving the other paw, "lives a March Hare. Visit either you like: they’re both mad". ...Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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Art; The deliberate arrangement of elements in any given medium in such a way as to appeal to the aesthetic sense. If the last few centuries are any indication, most works of art could easily have been painted by the five year old child of whoever is viewing the work at the time. - From The Official Dictionary of Sarcasm- James Napoli
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Fiesta de Maros y Christianos Alcoy, Spain April 22-24 a celebration of the Reconquista; regions celebrate liberation from Muslim rule in the 13th century………….
April 26th-30th is National Tattoo Week…….
“Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.” - Hans Christian Anderson  
"Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind." - (Qtd Leon Edel, Henry James: A Life, 1972)
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“We're developing a new citizenry. One that will be very selective about cereals and automobiles, but won't be able to think.” ― Rod Serling
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain
April 15th is World Art Day……… “The purpose of art is washing off the dust of daily life off our souls.” Picasso
Easter Week in Braga Portugal at the Sé Cathedral  Gregorian chants are piped throughout the City Centre and streets light up at night with candlelit altars……… Braga is the Rome of Portugal and has been a religious power base since the 6th century………
April is…Garden Month…. The first decorative gardens appeared in Egypt in 1500 B.C. Sir Frances Bacon believed gardening to be one of the purest human pleasures….. Gardens and philosophy are often seen as being related. Philosophers noted that gardening contributed to the good life……
When the Mona Lisa was stolen in 1911 the empty space attracted more visitors than did the painting…
April Fool: The March fool with another month added to his folly.  The Devils Dictionary –Ambrose Bierce
“Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” ― Hans Christian Andersen, The Complete Fairy Tales
April 5th is National Dandelion Day….. “Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.”  - A.A. Milne Dandelions were a source for food and medicine for over a 1000 years. The roots were served as a vegetable and the flowers were used to make wine and a yellow dye for wool.