The World’s Friendliest Cities 2015

“Rough Guides”- that company who makes travel guides- have just released their annual list of “The World’s Friendliest Cities”. The top 4 are in English-speaking countries. Coincidence? Here are the top 5: 1) Glasgow, Scotland 2) Dublin,...

10 Signs You are 100% Fluent in a Language

Fluent is a relative term. I don’t know if I consider myself fluent in French, even though I’ve got a degree in it and spent 5 months living there. I still make stupid mistakes and I often tell people ‘he’s crying’ when I mean...
A library where you borrow cats, not books

A library where you borrow cats, not books

A government office in New Mexico, USA has a cat library. Employees can go to the cat library, choose a cat and take it back to their desk for one hour. Employees report feeling happier and more productive at work. How did this start? A local cat shelter (a place...

Roller Coaster Crash: 4 Injured

Four people have been hurt in a roller coaster accident in Alton Towers, a theme park in England. The director of the park said it was the most serious accident in the park’s history. The riders were two men and two women in their early twenties and have been...