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12/08/2015

Learning a second language as an adult keeps your brain young

Parli Italiano? ¿Hablas Español? Can you speak more than one language? No matter how old you are, it’s not too late to learn. In fact, new […]
05/08/2015

Healthy and active lifestyles mean older people are now staying younger for longer

Old age begins at 80 – almost 20 years later than previous generations believed. Thanks to healthier and more active lifestyles, working later in life and […]
29/07/2015

Why punctuation matters

Punctuation is the system of symbols that we use to separate written sentences and parts of sentences, and to make their meaning clear. Each symbol is […]
22/07/2015

Maple Tree – The symbol of Canada

The skill of collecting and processing the sweet sap of the sugar maple was known and valued by the native peoples of eastern North America long […]
14/07/2015

English – the language of Rock

There are two main reasons why this is true, and one of them is because of the Rock origins. Rock and roll (often written as rock […]
09/07/2015

The history of afternoon tea in England

Afternoon tea, that most quintessential of English customs is, perhaps surprisingly, a relatively new tradition.  Whilst the custom of drinking tea dates back to the third […]