The ‘How to’ guide: effective reading skills

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fullToday I wanted to look at why my students read slowly and what it can lead to. Also, I would like to suggest the ways of speeding up your reading. Firstly, let’s look at why some of my students at either a graduate or postgraduate level are still reading slowly. The reasons that I can think of is that they … Read More

The sweet shop in Bath

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There’s one confectionery shop I really like in Bath, though you can find it in other places in the UK. It’s called the Hardys Original Sweet Shop. What’s good is that the window display is really colourful and lures you in to spend some money. My niece when she was visiting me also went to the shop and got the … Read More

Burning barrel competition

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I once went a long way to see how people run with burning barrels on their backs. I had been looking for some strange events and found this one. I must say it was quite exciting to see even children run around with barrels filled with burning black tar! Well, I’m attaching a link here so you can see for … Read More

Cádiz mágica

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La provincia de Cádiz ofrece algunas de las vistas más bonitas y variadas de España. Los turistas pueden perderse en sus hermosos pueblos y ciudades, donde la gente siempre está dispuesta a ayudar y hacerte el viaje inolvidable. Cádiz te sorprenderá con su rica cultura y su amplia oferta de actividades culturales. No te puedes perder sus numerosas iglesias barrocas … Read More

The Haggis story

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The first time I remember I was told the story of Haggis, I was around 20. I was told that there was this hairy human like creature covered in fur like a yeti that lived in the mountains in Scotland. I was told that it had one leg shorter that the other and that it would limp around the mountain … Read More