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Welcome to the Anything Left-Handed Blog

A lot of our information about being left-handed is included in fixed pages that you can see by using the menus on the left of the page or by using the search box to find relevant information. Click this link to see a video run-through of the main content and

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Solving Problems The Left-Handed Way

One of our club members spied this on Twitter recently and sent it over to us – and it got us thinking. Was the child’s answer wrong or right? Clearly the child’s answer was not what the teacher was wanting! But this child is left-handed, and their answer is a

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Posted in Children

Advice for Left Handed DIY and Gardening

Confession time: In the past I have been guilty of thinking that left handed tools were just a ‘nice-to-have’ rather than being essential. Surely us lefties are skilled enough to muddle through with cheaper right-handed tools right? Anyway, we recently moved into a new house that needs a lot of

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Posted in Left handed life, Left handed life, Left-handed stories, Uncategorized

Why are Stormtroopers no longer left handed?

Have you seen the new Star Wars film yet? We have, and we noticed one very interesting fact – the Stormtroopers are no longer left-handed! Take a look at the Stormtroopers in the most recent film: And now compare them to the original 1977 versions: So what’s happened to Stormtroopers

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Posted in Famous, Fun and games

Things that are awkward for left-handers at Christmas

As we were putting together some fantastic offers to kick off the Christmas season here at Anything Left-Handed, we got to thinking: What are some of the traditional Christmas activities that are sometimes made difficult for left-handers? Here are our ideas so far: Christmas cards opening the right-handed way. Except

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Posted in Left handed life, Product news

Can a dog be left-handed?

It turns out that dogs do show a clear preference for their left or right paw and there’s roughly a 50:50 split between left-pawedness and right-pawedness across all dog breeds. Here are a few tests you can do to find out whether your dog is a ‘southpaw’: Have your dog

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Posted in Fun and games, Left handed life, Research

Schoolteacher thinks left-handedness is evil!

We had an email recently from Club Member Mary that rather shocked us.  She said… “I am very disturbed by a news report of a 4 year old being forced to write with his right hand.  This thought process is archaic. Here is a link about a 4 year old

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Posted in Children

Design: I’m Left Handed, What’s Your SuperPower?

What insignia would a left-handed super-hero wear on their costume? That was the origin of this design which celebrates the secret powers of left-handed people. You can read more about Super Lefties in this area in the Left Handers Day official site. Purchase this design with a slogan in our

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Design: Live Life Left

Simple and to the point, this design celebrates all things left with a bold statement and a big arrow. Available in both blue and pink versions. Purchase this design in our official merchandise store.

Posted in Left-Handers Day

Design: Embrace Your Smudge

This design is the winner of the Left Handers Day design competition that we held back in May 2015. The creator– Nicholas Fields from Australia – is a professional designer who understands all too well how frustrating it can be to accidentally ruin a piece of work by smudging your

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Design: I May Be Left Handed, But I’m Always Right

This is the most recent design to be added to our online merchandise store. It features a left-handed tick/check and we love the fact that it may confuse righties who see it as being the ‘wrong’ way round. But us lefties know it isn’t wrong – it’s RIGHT. Purchase this

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