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Welcome to the Winter edition of IGNIS In this edition we’re wondering about colour linguistics, celebrating in the USA, getting geological in Iceland, finding out who won the 50th birthday writing competition, making a diff erence with kindness … and of course there’s our Procrastination Zone! In this issue: 3 4 The Wonder Wall 8 A Geographical Trip to Iceland by Daniel Dipper 12 Winter Celebrations in the USA by Melonie King 18 Kindness is Contagious – Pass It On! by Francesca Glover 20 Procrastination Zone 50th Birthday Writing Competition – The Results come a Young Would you like to be its sister ezines Reporter for Ignis or Fuse or Spark? g; write articles; If you would like to vlo games, fi lms; take review books, events, in recommendations photographs or send ll, n Zone or Wonder Wa for our Procrastinatio g you. If you’re followin we’d like to hear from inburgh Awards this is the Arts or Duke of Ed lved. a great way to get invo lplusuk.org Email ignis@potentia . for an application pack Editor: Geraldine Glover Design and art direction: Max Plathan Address: Potential Plus UK, Suite 1.6, Challenge House, Sherwood Drive, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK3 6DP Tel: 01908 646433 Email: ignis@potentialplusuk.org Copyright 2017 Potential Plus UK. All rights reserved. IGNIS is published by Potential Plus UK (the operating name for The National Association For Gift ed Children). Should you wish to use articles or other material from IGNIS we are happy to consider requests and will require full source acknowledgement. Cover photo: Blue Lagoon, Iceland, by Daniel Dipper. 2 IGNIS