The Aran Jumper Wales

17 abril, 2018 0

Author: Joshua Burns  The Aran jumper is perhaps the most famous item of clothing to come out of Ireland. Traditionally, they are made from off-white* coloured wool, hand knitted* into distinctive, intricate patterns of different […]


What Exactly Is A Full Breakfast?

13 marzo, 2018 0

There’s an old saying* that you should eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and supper like a pauper* in order to live a healthy life. The idea is that if you eat […]


To figure out – To decipher

26 febrero, 2018 0

There’s a joke we like to say in English that the true spelling of ‘fish’ is actually ‘ghoti’. The explanation being that: in the word ‘enough,’ the ‘gh’ makes an ‘f’ sound; in the word […]


There’s no need to be blue* on Blue

15 enero, 2018 0

I don’t know if you’ve heard about this before but scientists reckon* that they know what the most depressing day of the year is and I have some bad news -it’s almost here. This phenomenon […]


The History of the Christmas Market

28 noviembre, 2017 0

In my mind I was sure that just a few weeks ago I was lying in the sun by the swimming pool, turning that shade of red that us foreigners do while here in Spain. […]


Is the Mediterranean Diet a Myth?

13 noviembre, 2017 0

The Mediterranean diet is famous for being one of the healthiest in the world. Whenever there is a list done by health experts, it is always within the top five. In fact, when I was […]


Ireland’s most popular Gaelic Games

30 octubre, 2017 0

Soccer, rugby and basketball are played all around the world. They are international sports where almost everybody knows the rules. However, in many countries there are traditional games that aren’t well known outside their country. […]


Movies: Dubbed* or Original Version?

9 octubre, 2017 0

In my first year living in Spain I remember having a conversation with a woman from here and her boyfriend from Scotland. I was at their house and the film Cast Away (Naufrago) with Tom […]


A Look At Traditional Crafts in Britain

28 septiembre, 2017 0

I have never been very good with my hands. I think it may be a mixture of a lack of talent, patience and perseverance. I’ve always loved the idea of craft, though. The thought of […]