Not everyone has the space for a 7ft tall Scots pine or Douglas fir. Other people want to showcase their creativity in their Christmas tree design. Here are some ideas that might inspire you to come up with your own interpretation of the traditional Christmas tree. #1 Book Tree Do you have lots of old books at home? If yes, why...
Benidorm is a British sitcom written and created by Derren Litten and produced by Tiger Aspect for ITV that aired for ten series from 1 February 2007 until 2 May 2018. In that time, it has seen some famous faces check into the Solana hotel as both themselves and as guest characters. How many of these cameos do you remember? Photos...
Mirror, mirror on the wall, which is the cutest puppy, of them all? Here is our list - which breed of dog do you think has the cutest puppies? #1 Basset Hound Who could resist that cute sad face. This puppy makes it to number 1 on our list because it has it all :sad eyes, adorable big ears and a...
Even in a light-hearted show like the Simpsons, characters occasionally pass on or their voice artist does. Over the twenty plus years the show has been running most of the characters have remained, but ten well-known recurring characters have also passed on. Can you name them all? #1 Edna Krabappel The teacher with the amazing laugh! Outside school Edna was portrayed...
The following top 10 is a list of waterfalls by height. The list does not include underwater falls or waterfalls made up of cumulative sections. Whilst other lists categorise by volume of water, we have gone by uninterrupted drops, and as their photos show, they are undoubtedly the most magnificent! #1 Angel Falls - Venezuela - 3212ft Angel Falls is one...
Admit it. Even as an adult, you have probably walked past a Lego shop and secretly wanted a set for Christmas. The alluring plastic bricks account for millions in worldwide sales each year - to the extent that Lego is the world's biggest manufacturer of tyres! Sets range from a few pounds in price, to the hundreds. But what is the...
Last month WIL West Lothian launched its Winchbugh page with a news story about the development of Auldcathie Park. To celebrate, we are looking into Winchburgh's fascinating history; here are 10 things you need to know about West Lothian's fastest growing village. #1 Ancient Village Winchburgh has an ancient history which saw it first mentioned in records in 1189. The name...
Scots Gaelic has a rich and colourful vocabulary. Many words have an anglicised form in local usage or have been transposed into Scots. Examples include 'Gillie' meaning somebody in charge of fishing or a hunting servant (from gille meaning a boy or servant) or capercaillie (from the Gaelic capall-coille meaning ‘horse of the woods’). These and other words such...
Hard as it is to believe, there have only ever been 11 foreign language UK number ones in the history of the charts. Sadly some great hits such as Joe le Taxi, La Isla Bonita and Dragostea Din Tei by O-Zone miss out on being included on the list as they never reached the number one spot. How many...
Finland is a unique country in many ways. Its beautiful landscape and traditions attract millions of tourists every year. Finland is also home to some unique experience and events that make it an even more special place to visit. #1 Ice Swimming Sampo, the world’s only icebreaker that operates specifically for tourism purposes, sails the Gulf of Bothnia along the stretches of...