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Jane Bristow

Have you ever watched a film about a pilot who’s been turned into a pig in 1930s Italy and is in love with a beautiful (human) cabaret singer?  Or one where a talking cat helps a school girl to esc

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Entertainment
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Jane Bristow

Often in Scotland it can feel like the only difference between summer and the rest of the year is it generally doesn’t snow (this isn't a guarantee!).

Topic: 
Life around the world
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Jane Bristow

Before MP3 files there were CDs. Further back there were cassette tapes. And long before this – long before the invention of home computers - were LP records, known as vinyl.

Topic: 
Music
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Jane Bristow

William Shakespeare is known across the world as the writer of plays such as Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet, and as one of the most famous British people ever.

Topic: 
Books
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Jane Bristow

Each year Scottish people across the world celebrate an unique dinner known as ‘Burns Night’. This is to remember a famous Scottish poet called Robert Burns.

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Life around the world
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Jane Bristow

For one elderly couple this year is very special: Elizabeth and Philip Windsor, aged 86 and 91 have spent the last week celebrating the Diamond Jubilee (60 years since she became Queen).

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Life around the world
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Jane Bristow

Visiting a festival abroad can be a great reason to travel and a way to experience different cultures.

Topic: 
Music
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Jane Bristow

The stretch of central Edinburgh between the castle and Holyrooyd palace, known as the Royal Mile, at times looks like a Disney set, complete with a William Wallace impersonator for tourists to ha

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Life around the world
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