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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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Posted in Left-Handers Day
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