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Mary Queen of Scots

Miércoles, 8 Febrero 2017 @ 10:42 pm 2º/2nd Year | No existen comentarios »

Here is a link to a soundtrack excerpt from a film about this Scottish queen, which I strongly recommend.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=757Qslj4Z9k
If you are interested in the life of this Scottish queen, click on the link below.
http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofScotland/Mary-Queen-of-Scots/

The Black Death

Martes, 31 Enero 2017 @ 9:38 pm 2º/2nd Year | No existen comentarios »

I hope you have already familiarised with this website. Today it includes an article on the Black Death. Those of you interested in history, just click on the link below and enjoy it.
http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofEngland/The-Black-Death/

Hadrian’s Wall

Martes, 24 Enero 2017 @ 10:47 pm 2º/2nd Year | No existen comentarios »

 Click on the link below to learn about  this known wall:
http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryMagazine/DestinationsUK/Hadrians-Wall/

Wassailing

Jueves, 5 Enero 2017 @ 8:42 pm 2º/2nd Year | No existen comentarios »

If you want to learn more about this tradition and its connection with the Twelfth Night, click on the link below:
http://www.historic-uk.com/CultureUK/Wassailing/

Hogmanay

Sábado, 31 Diciembre 2016 @ 4:16 pm 2º/2nd Year | No existen comentarios »

This is a traditional  Scottish celebration. If you want to learn more, click on the link below:
http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofScotland/The-History-of-Hogmanay/

Murder in the cathedral

Jueves, 29 Diciembre 2016 @ 10:56 am 2º/2nd Year | No existen comentarios »

This is not any fiction story. This was a true historic event which took place on 29 December 1170. Click on the link below and read it through if you want to know about the motive, the victim, the murderers and the name of the famous cathedral.
http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofEngland/Thomas-Becket/

Uisge Beatha

Viernes, 16 Diciembre 2016 @ 8:38 pm 2º/2nd Year | No existen comentarios »

This term refers to a specific alcoholic drink. For more details, click on the link below:
http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofScotland/Uisge-Beatha/

Leonard Cohen’s death

Viernes, 11 Noviembre 2016 @ 3:48 pm 2º/2nd Year | No existen comentarios »

It is with deep regret that we have heard about the death of this well known Canadian singer, songwriter, poet and novelist. Among other prizes and honours, he received one of the Prince(ss) of Asturias Award for literature. He had released his last album “You want it darker” before his death. May he rest in […]

Magical Land Art by Andy Goldsworthy

Domingo, 30 Octubre 2016 @ 2:29 pm 2º/2nd Year | No existen comentarios »

For those of you interested in art, I leave a link below if you want to read and learn a bit more about this artist. Enjoy it.
  http://www.boredpanda.com/land-art-andy-goldsworthy/

The mystery of “Me and Bobby McGee”

Miércoles, 26 Octubre 2016 @ 9:06 pm 2º/2nd Year | No existen comentarios »

Maybe some of you have listened to or heard about this song. The truth is that up to now there has been a halo of mystery around its composition. For those of  you interested, click on the link below:
https://newswire.net/newsroom/news/00093950-mystery-of-me-and-bobby-mc-gee-solved-after-47-years.html