Have you noticed how a large table has a way of dominating a room, no matter how much attention you’ve given to the rest of the decor? Don’t let it become a void in an otherwise inviting space. It’s simple to add interest with table...
Inspector Javert, nemesis of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables. A man born to a convict, who devoted his life to the letter of the law, becomes a dangerous opponent with his rigid idea of justice.
Have you ever thought about moving to Scotland? Here's a guide to some of the many positives about life in Scotland, from the Scottish landscapes to the rich history and lively culture.
Escape to beautiful Italian landscapes with this movies filmed in Italy. Discover the gorgeous film locations behind those romantic and dramatic scenes, from Florence and Umbria to lovely Lake Como.
Ready to scare? Then get your ghost face paint on! These fun and spooky makeup tutorials for Halloween ghosts let you choose from glamorous flapper, dead girl, ghastly pirate, or fun kids designs.
Get your Halloween witch makeup ideas here and find out how to transform yourself with face paint. Recreate the Wicked Witch or be different as a Sea Witch. Or why not be a glamorous enchantress?
A classic Halloween cat, cute party kitten or glamorous goddess with cat-like eyes -- there's a feline-inspired makeup design for every occasion. These kitty face paint tutorials make it fun and easy.
Get ready for Halloween or even Zombie Prom with these face paint video tutorials. From skull face to corpse bride, and zombie makeup for the guys and girls, learn to apply fantasy makeup like a pro.
Animals can be a healing power in our lives, from bringing comfort to the elderly or sick to making a connection with autistic people. Discover therapy pets from cats and dogs to pigs and even a duck!
Scotland is a popular setting for fiction, but its strong cultural heritage make it an easy target for stereotyping. Get the facts about Scotland and the Scottish people and avoid common pitfalls.
Tom McCarthy's 2008 movie 'The Visitor' is a thought-provoking, intelligent drama that makes you care about its characters. Discover the story of 3 illegal immigrants and the man who befriends them.
The European Alps are home to a diverse range of animals. Discover some of the alpine fauna, from the marmot to the dormouse, the ibex and chamois, the magnificent eagle owl and the beautiful lynx.
The Swiss Alps are a magical place in early summer when the meadows and mountains bloom with alpine flowers. Discover some of the many wonderful flower species you can see in Switzerland and the Alps.
Hogmanay (sometimes seen spelled Hogmany) is a Scots word that refers to New Year's Eve and the subsequent New Year celebrations. Although Hogmanay itself is 31 December, the Scottish in fact celebrate the new year until 2nd January. This day is an...
Thinking about snowboarding but worried you're too old? Have no fear, this fun snowsport is now enjoyed by women of all ages. So grab a board and find out how to quickly gain confidence on the slopes.
One of the native British mammals, the Scottish Wildcat (felis silvestris) is in danger of dying out. Learn about this fascinating cat and why there are now so few of them left in the wild.
Learning about your convict ancestors, and how their deportation shaped your own family history, can be a fascinating voyage of discovery. Find out how to research their punishment and new life.