Friday, 7 December 2007

Montse Guitar Sessions

Here's a video I have produced for people who want to learn Spanish classical guitar (in Spanish with English subtitles). Click here for more info.

Thursday, 6 December 2007

Podcasts bring university to the masses

The LA Times reports on how iTunes U is bringing university lectures to a growing band of listeners here

Wednesday, 5 December 2007

Blogs for beginners

The folks at Common Craft have made this video to explain blogs

Technology traffic jam

GPS is bringing chaos to a small English village as the New York Times reports here

Thursday, 22 November 2007

Woman killed after rejecting Spanish TV marriage proposal

Read the full story about what happened after woman appeared on "Patricia's Diary" here

Monday, 19 November 2007

Spanish King's million pound outburst

The demand of king Juan Carlos of Spain to Hugo Chavez to shut up has become a nice earner according to the Guardian. Find out how here

Tuesday, 6 November 2007

Ghosts of the Past Haunt Spain

The Guardian reports on a photographic exhibition which digs up the Civil War. Click here to read the report and see the photos

Wednesday, 31 October 2007

A cautionary tale for Hallowe'en

Beware of the zombies - another great video from commoncraft

Tuesday, 23 October 2007

Google Docs in plain English

Another great video by commoncraft - with English subtitles courtesy of dotSUB

Sunday, 21 October 2007

Friday, 19 October 2007

Why new light bulbs are important!

Learn all about the importance of new light bulbs with Lee LeFever from commoncraft

Wednesday, 17 October 2007

Pumpkin Pie recipe

With hallowe'en just around the corner, I thought it would be a good time to share this recipe for pumpkin pie by Sarah at The Daily English Show. Click here for the recipe

Grammar Girl tells all!

Grammar Girl has a weekly show to help you clear up your grammar problems - check it out here

Tuesday, 9 October 2007

Learn a language with your iPod

The New York Times explains a radical new teaching technique here

Spanish developers move inland

The Guardian reports that inland Spain is the new target for developers here

Tuesday, 2 October 2007

Hummus & Pita Bread recipe

Sarah from the The Daily English Show shows us how to make this great dish. For the recipe click here

Sunday, 23 September 2007

Plastic bag revolution

The Guardian reports on places that are binning the plastic bag. Read the full story here

Thursday, 13 September 2007

Pasta Strike!

Pasta strike rocks Italy - see what the Guardian say here

Thursday, 6 September 2007


Spanish economic dream over according to the government and the Guardian. Read the story here

Sunday, 2 September 2007

Obesity in the UK

The Observer reports on the growth of obesity in UK kids here

Monday, 27 August 2007

Thursday, 23 August 2007

Sons of the Great Britain...

More Brits than ever are leaving to live a life in the sun - all the details here

Wednesday, 22 August 2007

Tuesday, 21 August 2007

Lights out

Spanish TV culls bullfights in the afternoon - read all about it here 

Sunday, 19 August 2007

Free Daily English "Classes"

Every weekday Ziggurat English Services provide a free English class. Click here for more details.

Macmillan Word of the Week

Click here to see the Word of the Week from the Macmillan dictionary

Saturday, 18 August 2007

Book review

Read this review of the latest Donna Leon novel here

Tuesday, 14 August 2007

Heathrow and climate change

This week protesters are camping outside Heathrow Airport. Watch this video to find out why and click here to go the protest webpage.

Thursday, 9 August 2007

Art imitating life?

Author accused of murder after writing crime novel - full story here

Tuesday, 7 August 2007

Sunday, 5 August 2007

The man who exposed Iraq abuses

Joe Darby tells his story to the BBC here

Vinegar test could save lives

A cervical cancer test using vinegar could save millions of women worldwide - click here to read the full story.

Wednesday, 1 August 2007

Wednesday, 11 July 2007


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