Is The Gambia on your bucket list? Despite its recent troubles and the disruption caused by the global pandemic, The Gambia is slowly becoming a hidden gem on the West African coast. By Elis Williams For most people, when deciding where to travel on their next holiday post Covid-19, The Gambia probably isn’t the first location to pop into their heads. Understandably...
The site of the former Bangour Hospital made national news when a surge of visitors to the site forced local authorities to put on extra police, security measures and road closures in an effort to deter unwanted explorers from further damaging the site. But what was compelling visitors to come to the site in their hundreds, turning Bangour into...
Scotland is renowned not only for its lochs, but also for its amazing coast, rivers and canals. Just where do you start when looking for a place to fish? By Phil Taylor Fishing in Scotland is a very popular past time and there are plenty of beautiful spots around the country to find a huge array of fish on display and...
As pressures on jobs grows, the positive team culture that once existed at many workplaces has long since evaporated. Automation, off-shoring, hiring freezes and longer hours are all having a negative impact and creating a toxic workplace at many firms. How do you survive a toxic workplace and how do management create a better work culture? By Angus Wright Now, more...
Tracey Ullman is a successful artists across multiple fields and is even credited with introducing America to the Simpsons. Yet she can walk down the street unrecognised. It is time to celebrate the genius that is Tracey Ullman. By James McKean Tracey Ullman might just have the best of both worlds. The accomplished actress, comedian, dancer, screenwriter, producer, director, author, and...
Rugby has very strong British roots and as been exported to Japan and Argentina. Romania and now Georgia have attended numerous World Cups. But just how did rugby end up in both Transylvania and the Caucasus? By Phil Taylor New Zealand, England, Scotland, Australia, Ireland, Wales, France and South Africa are usually the first countries to spring to mind when you...
The world has seen a new global phenomenon this year - lockdown beards. Millions of men who would normally opt for a clean-shaven look in the office have decided to grow out their beards during lockdown. Will the trend continue when the world returns to work and just how do you grow a beard properly? By Angus Wright In recent years...
Does Scotland Need a State-Run Airline? James McKean argues that there might be an alternate way that sees the Scottish Government buy into existing profitable airlines. By James McKean Over the years, Scotland’s skies have witnessed both the ascent and descent of several home-grown airlines. Caledonian Airways, Air Scotland, and Highland Express, to name a few, have each served their place...
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 :   Are you new to Scotland or wanting to find out more about Scottish football? How should you go about choosing a team?. Find out more here. Our most read story of the week...
Gay Conversion Therapy - Why is this controversial practice still legal in the UK? The controversial therapy for sexuality conversion has a long, dark history filled with homophobia and abuse. To this day it continues to traumatise a new generation of our LGBT community. So why, and how, is the practice still legal? By Andrew Cook Gay Conversion Therapy. The three words...