1st October is International Coffee Day.

Where did coffee come from?

14 octubre, 2019 0

Author: Joshua Burns You may not have been aware of this but 1st October is actually International Coffee Day. While I’m not entirely sure why it needs a holiday dedicated to it, I thought it […]

The Brythonic languages all come from a single language known as “Common Brittonic” spoken throughout Great Britain during the Iron Age.

The Brythonic Celtic languages

17 agosto, 2019 0

Author: Joshua Burns Some In my last article, I spoke about the Celtic languages in Britain and Ireland. I began by explaining that there are two groups of languages that are entirely separate called the […]

Image of a street in a city.

How English Changes in Different Countries

26 febrero, 2019 0

Author: Joshua Burns With roughly 1.5 billion speakers, English is one of the most spoken languages in the world. However, when we hear this, we tend to* think of the majority of people speaking US […]

Groundhog Day: Predicting an Early Spring.

Groundhog Day: Predicting an Early Spring

11 febrero, 2019 0

Author: Joshua Burns Every 2nd February, there is a popular tradition where thousands of people watch as a small rodent* emerges from its burrow*. The idea is to see the groundhog will see its shadow and […]


Guy Fawkes Night

12 noviembre, 2018 0

Author: Joshua Burns Every year, on 5th November, people all across the UK celebrate Guy Fawkes Night. However, this family-friendly autumn tradition is a little different from most. Although named after him, the idea isn’t […]

The Highland Games is a traditional Scottish sporting event.

The Highland Games

10 octubre, 2018 0

Author: Joshua Burns. Escuela Kilkenny. The Highland Games is a traditional Scottish sporting event that has become a popular festival, taking place in the late spring or early summer. The first recorded mention of the […]