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 :


  • We reached 20,900 followers on Twitter!
  • Monday was International Kissing Day! We looked into why so many LGBT couples are afraid to show affection in public, with over 60% even afraid to hold their partner’s hand on the street. Read more here.
  • You can follow kroW on Twitter at @Over_theHump



  • The site of the former Bangour Hospital has made national news with a surge of hundreds of visitors converging on the derelict site from as far away as the English Midlands. We find out why and what is being done to stop them. Find out more here.
  • You can follow WIL West Lothian on Twitter @WIL_WestLothian


  • This week, we looked at how skipping lunch can impat your physical and mental health. It also costs the economy too in lack of productivity and innovation, an incredible £50m a day. Read our story here.
  • You can follow kroW on Twitter at @WIL_kroW



  • Are gap years becoming a thing of the past?  Gap years have become a staple of the lives of young people in the recent past, but a variety of factors are threatening the future of this rite of passage. Find out more here.
  • 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? Discover all the best places here.
  • 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. Read more here.
  • You can follow Compass on Twitter @WIL_Compass


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