Music

When you were younger, a piano lesson may have ruined your day. Carrying a flute from class to class just for a half-hour lesson may have seemed pointless.

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Life around the world

I can live in France, right? I mean, it can't be that different; France is my neighbour; there is nothing but a little channel of water that separates us. Some people even swim across it.

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Entertainment

'Do something funny for money' was a phrase coined by 'Red Nose Day' in the UK. But the concept is a growing phenomenon.

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Entertainment

Eyes wide open, heart racing, body shaking, and grinning from ear to ear – I’m here.

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Entertainment

In the 20th century everything changed for cinema. First came silent movies, then ‘talkies’ (films with sound) and then colour films.

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Books

The final instalment of the world renowned Twilight Saga, Stephenie Meyer’s Breaking Dawn, has recently been  released as a two-part motion picture, the first of which arrived in cinemas in Novemb

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Books

When author J.K. Rowling had the idea for the ‘Harry Potter’ stories, she was on a delayed train from Manchester to London.

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Books

Floating through space on the the backs of four elephants, which in turn are standing on a giant turtle, the Discworld is Terry Pratchett's masterpiece.

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