Language is part of our daily lives, no matter where we live in the world.

Life around the world
Around the world, many people come together on 31st December to celebrate the coming of the New Year. In Scotland, this is a very important occasion, which is called 'Hogmanay'.

It’s currently December and Christmas is almost here. It’s a time for eating great food, giving and receiving presents, and – most importantly – spending time with your family.

Life around the world

Spending Christmas in a foreign country can be a truly eye-opening experience, especially since it’s easy to assume that as a worldwide festivity, most countries probably celebrate in a fairly simi

Life around the world

One of the first things I did when I moved to my new city was hire a bike. Why?

Life around the world

During my third year of university, I spent six months studying in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Many are apprehensive about travelling to Rio but I can assure you it is worth a visit.


Once again DC Comics and Warner Bros. have divided fans and critics over their latest superhero film.

Life around the world

It was a typically cold and damp night in Manchester where I had recently started my undergraduate degree in English And American literature in 2009.

Science and technology

Google gives us access to almost all information in the world just by typing what you want to know into the search bar. However, there are some interesting secrets you can have fun with.

Life around the world

In this blog post I'll tell you all about the Scottish legend of the kelpie, a spirit water-horse.



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