Vampira was a character created in the 1950s by actress Maila Nurmi. A TV horror show hostess, Vampira was a "glamour ghoul" who also appeared in the cult Ed Wood movie "Plan 9 From Outer Space".
The best Heavy Metal and Hard Rock Christmas songs. A personal Top 10 of the most awesome Rock and Metal songs for the holidays. Heavy Metal versions of Christmas carols and well known Xmas songs.
Top 10 Heavy Metal Halloween songs. A personal selection of the ten best Heavy Metal or Hard Rock songs on a Halloween theme.
Murun Buchstansangur - 1980s cartoon about a strange little grey man who lived under a kitchen sink. Shown as a filler between programmes in the early days of Channel 4 now a TV cult classic animation
A look at Saint George the patron saint of England - the legend of St George and the Dragon and how English people celebrate St George's Day plus whether 23rd April should be a national holiday.
How to reverse around a corner on your practical driving test. Step by step instructions and video tutorials for the reversing-round-a-corner manoeuvre.
How to carry out parallel parking during your practical driving test safely and under control. Step-by-step instructions and video tutorials showing you how (for UK drivers).
How to reverse into a parking bay on your Practical driving test. Step by step instructions and video tutorials for the driving test bay parking manoeuvre.
The Ostrich Inn in Colnbrook is the third oldest pub in England. It is said to be haunted by several ghosts and legends say that murders took place there on which the story of Sweeney Todd was based.
Welsh Rarebit (often called Welsh Rabbit) is a delicious dish of toasted bread covered by a sauce of melted cheese mixed with beer, mustard and Worcester sauce. Recipes for Welsh Rarebit and fun facts
Welsh Cakes (sometimes called Bakestones, Picau Ar Y Maen, Pice Bach or Miner's Cakes) are delicious traditional cakes from Wales. Find out how to make them with this selection of Welsh Cake recipes.
Strategies for dealing with driving test nerves. Undertstanding the reasons for nerves caused by an upcoming Practical driving test and tips on how to minimise stress and anxiety and stay calm
Nodding dogs are a popular car accessory in the UK. A nodding dog has an oversized head connected to the rest of it's body by a spring or hook, thus allowing the head to move in a nodding motion.
A guide to Steampunk Movies including a personal top 10 of the best movies in the genre, plus a few more suggestions of critically acclaimed Steampunk films.
Lurchers are crossbreed dogs common in the UK and Ireland. A lurcher is a sighthound (e.g greyhound, whippet etc) crossed with a pastoral dog (e.g collie) or a terrier. Lurchers make wonderful pets!
A look at Gothic fashion and style including the history of the Goth subculture. How to achieve different Goth looks including advice on clothes, accessories, make-up and hair styles.
In Between The Sheets is a collection of short stories by author Ian McEwan published in 1978. There are seven stories in the collection based around the theme of sex and realtionships.
First Love, Last Rites is a collection of short stories by author Ian McEwan published in 1975. There are eight stories in the collection based around the themes of obsession, death, sex and youth.
Enduring Love is a 1997 novel by British author Ian McEwan. It deals with the theme of obsessive unrequited love. A film based on the book was released in 2004. Reviews and study links for A level
The Cement Garden is a 1978 novel by Ian McEwan. Four children are left to cope alone after the death of their mother. Isolated and afraid of separation they conceal her body in the house and carry on
Information for UK learner drivers including applying for a provisional driving licence, how many driving lessons are needed, the cost of learning to drive a car and whether to drive manual or auto
Advice for learner drivers when choosing a driving instructor including suggested questions to ask driving instructors and what personal qualities and qualifications are necessary in a good instructor
Find out more about the Practical driving test for cars (category B) - what's involved, the costs, how to book and how to make sure you're fully prepared to meet the standards required for the test
Find out what's involved in the Theory test, how much it costs to book an appointment and recommended study materials to help you pass both the multiple choice and hazard perception parts of the test.
How to become an Approved Driving Instructor (ADI): what skills and personal qualities you need and what's involved in the qualification process.