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 […]


Myths and Legends from Ireland

12 septiembre, 2017 0

Everybody is familiar with the myths and legends of the gods and heroes from Ancient Greece or the stories of the Vikings in the Scandinavian countries. But every country has its own stories that have […]


Summer Festivals in Britain and Ireland

17 julio, 2017 0

This Summer is here and the hot days have become hotter. Many of you, I’m sure, have holidays planned with sun, beaches and cocktails in mind. But for those of you who have decided that […]


Glastonbury Festival

28 junio, 2017 0

This week, crowds of people are heading to a rather big farm in the British countryside. But they aren’t going to look at cows, chickens or pigs; instead they’re going to enjoy music, dance, comedy […]


June 21st: International Yoga Day

13 junio, 2017 0

The 21st June is a remarkable day. In the northern hemisphere night is at its shortest and there are enough hours of sunlight to satisfy even the most determined sun sponge*. In the middle of […]