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a child's plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockers

small Old World falcon formerly trained and flown at small birds

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Most (70%) said they practice hobbies for fun while 30% do it for health and fitness benefits, 25% to 'switch off' from work, and 17% to meet new people.
When people indulge in their hobbies, it raises the levels of neurotransmitters in the brain, which leads to relaxation and a heightened feeling called happiness '
Arts and crafts hobbies are having their biggest revival since the 1970s, when Americans willingly gave up tens of millions of hours of free time to craft macrame plant holders, granny squares and sand candles.
I always thought of hobbies as something you did if you had any energy left after working 10 hours, fighting traffic, getting the kids to lessons and clubs, getting the shopping and cooking done, well, you get the picture.
Given the large size and growth trends, focus shifted to understanding the demographics as well as the lifestyle, hobbies and interests, shopping habits, and purchasing preferences of this group.
What hobbies or activities do you like to do that could make you money?
Over a year parents are spending pounds 795 million on their children's hobbies with girls' hobbies costing parents an average of pounds 472.
Gelber has written a very serious and sophisticated history of crafts and hobbies in America, along the way readers are treated to a trip down a memory lane, first of collecting--stamps, coins, picture cards, dolls, and so forth--and, then, of hobbies such as embroidery for girls or modeling for boys.
EVITA JENSEN, l8, Miss Clonsilla, from Dublin, a model her hobbies are whales, pen pals football.
With departments ranging from crafts, hobbies, picture framing, jewelry making, fashion fabrics, floral, cards & party, baskets, wearable art, home accents, and holiday supplies, Hobby Lobby is the place to shop for consumers that want super selection and super savings.
We do not have to be connected to social media or have someone with us while we enjoy our hobbies.
Discussing the attraction of Japanese pop culture of anime (animated films), manga (comic books) and related hobbies, for themselves and others, Fatma explained"For me, it's a hobby filled with passion.
More unusual hobbies included GPS treasure hunts, taxidermy and origami, while stamp collecting, scrap-booking and home brewing have all increased in the past year, said the report.
Why is it when anyone asks me about my hobbies I immediately draw a blank before being transported back to French GCSE oral time and nattering away (badly) about my 'passe-temps.
As a nation, we're currently finding solace in good old fashioned hobbies.