Monday, 30 September, 2013 - 14:55
by JoR

I moved to Germany about 3 weeks ago, during the campaigns for the parliamentary elections, which was a really important time for German politics.

Monday, 30 September, 2013 - 14:22
by MehramS

Diwali is one of my favourite celebrations that my family take part in.

Monday, 30 September, 2013 - 14:18

I went to the zoo a lot when I was young and remember being scared of the lion and laughing at the monkeys, but when my dad suggested going to the zoo on our family holiday to Malaysia I was not i

Monday, 30 September, 2013 - 14:11
by AlysW

An interesting question. Even more interesting given that it came from the mouth of one of the 10 year old boys in my class on my first day of teaching in León, Spain.

Sunday, 29 September, 2013 - 16:47
by StevieP

There is a song in England that starts: ‘Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside.’

Sunday, 29 September, 2013 - 11:55
by DanielT

One of the most important, yet frequently overlooked, elements of moving to a new country or city is the effect of time difference.

Sunday, 29 September, 2013 - 10:58
by LaurenS

What do you visualise when you think of Finnish culture? 2 years ago I wouldn’t have even been able to point the country out on a map, let alone tell you about its culture.

Wednesday, 25 September, 2013 - 20:57
by GraceE

Last weekend I decided to visit one of my friends in London.

Wednesday, 25 September, 2013 - 14:46
by AbbeyH

When I was a little girl, I hated dresses, skirts and ribbons. I hated little dolls, kittens and the colour pink. I loved jumping in the mud, climbing trees and playing football with the boys.

Wednesday, 25 September, 2013 - 13:49
by AnnaMi

When I was younger I hated languages. My dad spoke several and was convinced I had inherited the knack. I scraped a GCSE in German and vowed to stick to English from then on.

Wednesday, 25 September, 2013 - 12:09
by FayeP

When you cast your thoughts to the continent of Latin America what images are conjured up in your mind’s eye?

Monday, 23 September, 2013 - 14:43

And so the countdown begins. I hear that it is less than 100 days to Christmas. Yes, it is only September, but people are already dropping the “C” word!

Monday, 23 September, 2013 - 12:38

The fourth series of the Great British Bake Off has just begun on British television.

Monday, 23 September, 2013 - 11:52
by DrewH

Recently I discovered a shocking truth.

Monday, 23 September, 2013 - 11:46
by StevieP

I love history. I am not afraid to say that I am a big geek. History, for me, is the most interesting thing there is.

Friday, 20 September, 2013 - 05:47

In China, and beyond, at the moment we are celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival.

Monday, 16 September, 2013 - 17:13

I think the time has come to say goodbye to the sun, to not wearing a coat and to summer in general. We all know it happens every year but it’s still always a disappointment when it does.

Friday, 9 August, 2013 - 06:25

If someone mentions Hong Kong to you, you probably think of giant skyscrapers, busy streets and pollution.

Thursday, 25 July, 2013 - 10:43
by EmilyM

I’ve been a volunteer since April 2013. I was looking to do something that I could be proud of myself for, something that would help me as well as help other people.

Friday, 19 July, 2013 - 17:58

Here in the UK, we have witnessed a surprising but very pleasant change in the weather.


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