A desperate struggle worthy of Captain Kirk - Three figures locked in battle, Bat-leths held high, they persevered for the rights of Star Trek. While the reality was marginally different to this scenario, the legal battle against Axanar Productions in 2017 was no less tense. This face-off raised an unprecedented legal question - can fictional languages be copyrighted? By Andrew...
For many of us, working from home during COVID-19 has meant we are spending a lot of time on video meeting applications like Zoom. For many though, the novelty has quickly worn off, and 'zoom fatigue' has set in. So why are online meetings more tiring than face-to-face ones? By Bev Cleary It is probably fair to say that when many...
Blackpool Summer
Blackpool is renowned for its cheap and cheerful seaside bed and breakfast guest houses. But for travellers with an extra budget wanting a touch of luxury, what options, if any, are available? By Phil Taylor Blackpool is well known for its tourism and people flock to the seaside town in their thousands at a time with the promenade flooded with...
Today August 1st is Yorkshire Day. But there will be no message from President Trump, no parade in New York, and barely a mention in the American press. To celebrate 'God's Own County', we thought we would showcase the incredible contribution Yorkshire has made to America - from Thanksgiving Day, to the discovery of Hawaii and the development of film. Yorkshire's...
We are officially ‘Over the Hump’! It is Wednesday, and the downhill slope to the weekend starts here! Our highlights from across where-i-live.com this week include :   Ulysses 31 was a cult cartoon from the 80s which has lingered in many people’s memory, but what was it that made it so special? Read more here. You can follow Over The Hump...
Ulysses 31 was a cult cartoon from the 80s which has lingered in many people’s memory, but what was it that made it so special?  By Elis Williams Everyone has those tv shows they’ll always remember, but then when you try to explain it to people, it doesn’t quite sound as good. Twin Peaks would be a perfect example; when it first...
The popularity of cat cafés continues to grow worldwide, particularly in large cities where city-dwellers might not necessarily have space to keep a pet Whilst some cafés have good intents and are also run as adoption centres, others have caught the attention of animal welfare charities. By Bev Cleary Using Google and entering any number of different ‘feline’ phrases, it is...
We are officially ‘Over the Hump’! It is Wednesday, and the downhill slope to the weekend starts here! Our highlights from across where-i-live.com this week include :   Joseph Stalin – Soviet tyrant, responsible for the death of approximately six million people- is still honoured today – unbelievably- in two separate locations in England; Stalin Avenue, Chatham, and Stalin Road, Colchester....
Joseph Stalin – Soviet tyrant, responsible for the death of approximately six million people- is still honoured today – unbelievably- in two separate locations in England; Stalin Avenue, Chatham, and Stalin Road, Colchester. By James McLean Nearly 70 years have passed since the dictator’s death - and the revelations thereafter of the extent of his atrocities - and there has been...
We are officially ‘Over the Hump’! It is Wednesday, and the downhill slope to the weekend starts here! Our highlights from across where-i-live.com this week include :   Imagine if Rugby had no rules. Welcome to the brutal Georgian game of Lelo Burti. Read more here. Missing Game of Thrones? It is just over a year since the biggest TV series...