Thursday, 21 November, 2013 - 15:30

Working at the same time as being an au pair is quite a challenge – I am currently living in France, living with a lovely family and looking after their two young children mornings and evenings aro

Thursday, 21 November, 2013 - 09:46

Along with your hobbies and your favourite colour, talking about your brothers and sisters is one of the things you learn to say first in foreign language classes.

Tuesday, 19 November, 2013 - 17:51
by IainG

“Christmas comes but once a year”, they say.  It seems more often than that, mind you, with Christmas decorations appearing in shops at least a couple months before the holiday season begins.

Tuesday, 19 November, 2013 - 17:24
by DanielT

At first, there may not seem to be many obvious connections between learning a language and playing a sport.

Monday, 18 November, 2013 - 19:06
by AlysW

Who would have thought it?

Monday, 18 November, 2013 - 17:26
by KatieP

I love listening to music and will try to do it as much as I can.

Sunday, 17 November, 2013 - 18:09
by AimeeW

Despite many people I know loving Sport, I have spent my whole life declining sporting activities.

Sunday, 17 November, 2013 - 11:16

Since arriving in Italy, I have had many conversations about British food and how different it is from the Italian diet.

Saturday, 16 November, 2013 - 16:12
by KatieI

Sometimes in life, when the moment's right and you can’t think of anything else to say, there’s nothing better than opting for the perfect saying.  Here, in France, one saying has become more impor

Friday, 15 November, 2013 - 17:32
by MehramS

It may be over a month away however our television screens are already bursting with Christmas inspired advertisements.

Friday, 15 November, 2013 - 16:14

Yesterday I went to my first exercise class in France. Usually when I am in the UK I try to go to the gym two or three times per week.

Friday, 15 November, 2013 - 08:35
by TeresaC

It’s getting closer and closer to Christmas, and that means just one’s nearly pantomime season again!

Thursday, 14 November, 2013 - 23:46
by JoR

Last summer, I tried to teach my brother yoga.

Thursday, 14 November, 2013 - 17:38
by IainG

Sport and, more specifically, football has an awesome power to unite people from all sorts of cultural backgrounds and nowhere is this more true than in my favourite continent of them all, Latin Am

Thursday, 14 November, 2013 - 16:00
by RoisinK

Living abroad more often than not means living in a completely new and unknown place as well.

Thursday, 14 November, 2013 - 13:46
by EmilyM

Charity Shops in the UK are small shops which sell a variety of items donated by the public and the money made helps that charity to continue its valuable work.

Thursday, 14 November, 2013 - 11:51
by EmilyM

Series 11 of Strictly Come Dancing is in its seventh week. Strictly is a BBC Television programme which is broadcast every year before Christmas.

Thursday, 14 November, 2013 - 10:42
by JaredT

When I was at primary school, summers holidays meant football with friends, countless PlayStation1 (wow I feel old...) sessions and more importantly no homework.

Wednesday, 13 November, 2013 - 23:51
by LaurenS

Many of us still don't think that we need to recycle or can't be bothered. Sometimes choosing the correct bin to put our rubbish in and emptying them feels like too much effort.

Wednesday, 13 November, 2013 - 21:02
by LaurenS

Since I went to university and started and doing my own shopping, I've been a lot more conscious about considering the ethical and environmental impact of the products I buy.


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