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The 75th D-Day anniversary

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings which undoubtedly shaped the modern world. Allied forces from the United Kingdom, America and Canada stormed the beaches of Normandy with no...

The Women’s World Cup – More than just a tick-box.

Although Gareth Southgate’s men travel to Portugal in search of Nations League glory, the eyes are firmly on the women’s side as Phil Neville prepares them for the Women’s World Cup which kicks...
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Follow the road less travelled – Iceland hot spots and their off the beaten track alternatives

Topping travel bucket lists, astonishing great outdoor lovers and gripping thrill-seekers – there’s something pretty special about Iceland. Boasting unspoiled landscapes as far as the eye can see...

The benefits of playing brass

Based on the results of a study carried out by Dr Michael Bonshor and Dr Vicky Williamson for High Notes magazine, it’s clear that most brass players experience a whole host of significant...

The Champions League Final: The final quiz of the season

As we approach the Champions League Final on Saturday evening, we’re full of excitement for the second all-English final within the same week. Liverpool face Tottenham in what’s building up to be...

Is this England’s year?

With bookmakers ranking them favourites to win the tournament on British soil, could this be England’s best chance at securing The Cricket World Cup for the first time in the competition’s...
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Funny animal idioms that will make you sound more French

One great way to make yourself, or your language students, sound like a French native is to learn ‘expressions idiomatiques’ (known in English as idioms or sayings). These are everyday sayings...

Top tips for taking big groups on tour

When visiting the Director of Music at Mount St Mary’s College last October, it was clear to see why Lucy Kitchener’s tours abroad are so successful. Although the necessary planning required is...

The ultimate travel bucket list for Game of Thrones fans

With the epic Game of Thrones TV fantasy series airing for the final time last week, many fans have been left with a little GOT sized hole in their lives. Sound familiar? If you’ve been glued to...

The Countdown to the Cricket World Cup

Can England handle the pressure? With only a week to go until the start of the Cricket World Cup and with England firm favourites to lift the trophy on home soil, the pressure has arguably never been...

Netball World Cup 2019 squad – our final 12!

Today’s the day netball fans… Tracey Neville is unveiling the chosen 12 for her squad ahead of the Netball World Cup which starts in Liverpool in just 49 days! The big question on everyone’s...

Friendships put on hold for the Championship play-off final…

Derby County vs Aston Villa, Frank Lampard vs John Terry, Andrew Rose vs Gemma Howell. Friendships will be put on hold next Monday as two Championship sides battle for a place in the prestigious...