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 can dance if we want to, We can leave your friends behind”. A slow burn success – Safety Dance was a minor hit in Canada becoming a global success six months after its release in the US.  The song remains popular today but what lies behind its enduring appeal?. Read more here.
  • You can follow Over The Hump on Twitter at @Over_theHump



  • The world has changed. Once, audition hopefuls crammed together in waiting rooms for a one-minute chance in front of the directors. Now the landscape of auditions has moved to the digital realm. Has this become an advantage for aspiring artists? And what really provides an edge in this new phenomenon? Read our story here here.
  • You can follow the EFC on Twitter @FringeEdinburgh




  • Christmas Markets are back on for 2020. So where in Europe can you experience Christmas at its most magical? Read more here.
  • There are few places on Earth like Scotland for dinosaur fans. From preserved fossil footprints to dinoparks, Scotland is a ‘jurassica’ for enthusiasts. Edinburgh’s National Museum of Scotland is even home to ‘Dolly the Sheep’, the first ever cloned animal. Hopefully Dr Henry Wu of ‘Jurassic World’ does not get any ideas about creating dinosaur clones for a new Jurassic Park on one of Scotland’s islands! Discover more here.
  • You can follow Compass on Twitter @WIL_Compass


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