Confessions of an Idiom
"Everyone has Skeletons in their Closet but what happens if one day the Elephant in the Room decides to make the Skeleton in the Closet bring the truth to light? The Skeleton isn’t one to confess to his crimes so easily. Mayhem ensues in this power struggle with a world full of idioms."
TALK2US: Spontaneous Idioms
"Marsha and Anna decide to "go with the flow" when they teach the idioms we use when we don't plan ahead."
Virginia Woolf's final letter read by Juliet Stevenson
"Virginia Woolf's final letter final letter was found by her husband Leonard on the day she disappeared in 1941.
Her body was found some weeks later in the River Ouse, dressed in an overcoat with pockets filled with stones.
The actress Juliet Stevenson reads out her final epistle."
World airlines change cockpit rules (March 29, 2015) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"Airlines across the world have begun putting in place requirements for two crew members to always be present in the cockpit."
A history of the department store
"From Victorian London to Soviet-era Moscow, department stores have changed the way we shop and have shaped global culture.
Jonathan Glancey investigates." Open for business / Revolution / Modern tims / Shopper's world
Richard III's burial takes place - 26 March 2015
"The remains of King Richard III have been buried at Leicester Cathedral.
A special service took place during which actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who's a distant relation of the king, read a poem.
The poem was specially written for the occasion by poet Carol Ann Duffy." +Who was Richard III?
Ad of the Day — Sea Legend
"This beautiful ad is part of a campaign warning about the threat of overfishing, specifically in relation to tuna...
Visit the superb Sea Legend website to find out more. I've textivated the voiceover below, and you can find the original text here..."
The 45 secrets of David Cameron's middle class kitchen- with an interactive photo - 20 March 2015
"David Cameron opened up his kitchen, including the contents of his pantry, to a camera crew this week.
Here we decipher the fancy spices, herbal teas and large amount of baking ingredients that prove he is a very middle class prime minister.
From the Groovy Food virgin coconut oil to the Bart's Zatar..."
The Feast - Disney
"Winston est un petit chien errant qui se fait adopter par un homme.
Choyé et nourrit comme un roi, Winston va pouvoir satisfaire sa soif de gourmandise grâce à son maître qui lui prépare de bon repas,
certes caloriques et gras, mais apparemment très appétissant.
Un jour, son maître va trouver l'amour et un grand changement culinaire va alors se mettre en place..."
Amazon drone trial gets US regulator approval - 19 March 2015 "The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved Amazon's plans to begin testing drones for online deliveries. The FAA said it had granted Amazon a certificate for people with pilot's licenses to test the unmanned aircraft.
The drones must be flown at 400 feet or below during daylight hours, and must remain within sight of the pilot..."
What is Magna Carta?
"Why is this old piece of parchment considered to be such a powerful symbol of our rights and freedoms?
Narrated by Monty Python’s Terry Jones, this animation takes you back to medieval times, when England under the reign of Bad King John.
It asks why Magna Carta was originally created and what it meant to those living in the 13th century."
(bl.uk) Learn more about the Magna Carta at the British Library.
800 Years of Magna Carta
"Over the centuries Magna Carta has influenced kings and statesmen, lawyers and lawmakers, prisoners, Chartists and Suffragettes.
Narrated by Monty Python’s Terry Jones, this animation explores Magna Carta’s 800-year legacy."