November is campaign month

Maybe it is a reaction to the adverts on TV going all Christmassy, but November has become the month for campaigns to achieve other things.

Some of the highlights that I have come across are:

Movember – Moustache growing to raise funds and awareness for men’s health, particularly prostate and testicular cancer.

NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month, supporting people to write a 50,000 word novel between November 1st and 30th (I did this in 2005, or was it 2006?).

Wovember – Promoting and celebrating turning sheep into clothing (and much more).

NaBloPoMo – Supporting bloggers in posting one new blog post every day in November (it being November 2nd I’m too late for this one).

NaKniSweMo – supporting knitters to complete a 50,000 stitch sweater between November 1st and 30th (I started a sweater just before November but had to put it down for a commission, so I don’t qualify).

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