Theatre
8

Theatre is not often seen as being a pastime that many ordinary people do. 'Ordinary people' watch TV or go to the cinema or eat out with friends. Is the theatre only for rich, upper class intellectuals?

Asthma
21

With World Health day on 7th April, we take a closer look at a very common health problem.

Aeroplanes and global warming
55

Have you ever looked out of the window of a plane at 30,000 feet at the vast expanses of empty ocean and uninhabited land, and wondered how people can have any major effect on the Earth?

Mountains
9

Here's a look at three popular mountain sports – Snowboarding, BASE Jumping and Rock Climbing - and some environmental problems facing mountains and the people who live on them.

A Quick Guide to Dance
26

Let's look at some different styles of dance.

Creepy Crawlies
3

I screamed. Then, my heart pounding, and probably still screaming, I grabbed a handy can of insecticide. He ran at me but I jumped out of the way and he scuttled out of the kitchen…

Motorcycles
6

First motorcycles are like first loves; you never forget them. My first motorbike was a blue 175cc BSA Bantam and I fell in love at first sight.

Philosophy
7

The two Greek words – “philo”, which means love and “sophia”, which means wisdom are the beginnings of the word we use today: Philosophy, the love of wisdom.

Superstitions
13

Do you get nervous when a black cat walks in front of you? Do you avoid walking under ladders? If you broke a mirror would you expect to get 7 years' bad luck?

If the answer is 'yes' to any of these questions then you are clearly a superstitious person.

Gardening: the Beginnings
5

The modern garden has a history going back many thousands of years. The first ‘garden’, was a vegetable-garden, where early humans cultivated different types of plants for food.

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