They say we always remember our first kiss but I’m not so sure. Perhaps it wasn’t memorable enough or the person special enough. Whatever the reason, I’ve had to invent the who, the where and the how of it.
Nutcrackers have been an essential part of human civilisation since we first learnt to crack a nut between two rocks. Since then, there have been some changes although the basic design was always the same, essentially a pair of pliers which was, of course just a more technical version of the original two rocks.
Remember, remember the fifth of November, gunpowder, treason and plot. This British nursery rhyme reminds us of the plot by Guy Fawkes and his co-conspirators to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605.