If you happen to be anywhere near the coastal town of La Teste-de-Buch in France, you will see an astonishing sight - One that may make you think you are in the Sahara Desert rather than the middle of Europe - A giant sand dune!Read More »
by Georgia Bragg
Have you ever done something you shouldn’t have? But you’re a good person and you don’t think that it’s going to cause any real harm? But then something bad happens and it turns out that you were wrong? Welcome to Matisse’s world.
Birdwings are the giants of the butterfly world. These butterflies are so large that early European explorers in New Guinea where these butterflies were found in abundance used to shoot them down with guns!Read More »
In the courtyard of the Chennakesava (Vishnu) temple in Belur in South India, stands a 40-foot tall stone pillar.Read More »
Extremely creative, artistic, intelligent, very well spoken and confident are the adjectives that best describe 16-year old Mavis Rodrigues, a student of Our Lady of Rosary School, Dona Paula. Having appeared for her standard X examination she is now eagerly awaiting her results and admits to being, “a little nervous”.
If you are looking out for a pleasant holiday with a frigid climate then Ooty, is the right place for you. Ooty which is the short form of Ootacamund is located in Tamil Nadu and is the capital of the district of Nilgiris.Read More »
Cell phones have sure come a long way since the first 1.150 kg monster was unveiled just 40 years ago. Thanks to innovative companies like Apple Inc., we have evolved from keypad to touch-screen.Read More »
by Michelle Magorian
Reading a novel set in World War 2 is definitely not my cup of tea and I am sure most of you would also find it boring, right? I mean, I don’t blame you, I probably would too. However, Goodnight Mister Tom is definitely not the stereotype and is actually a really touching story.
THE wooded mountain of Monte San Giorgio is located in Switzerland. It lies next to Lake Lugano and is known for its distinct pyramid-like shape. While the Swiss side was added to
the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2003, the Italian portion was included as an extension in 2010.
On his first day as the village’s imam, Nasreddin Hodja was seated on the raised bench, preparing to give his sermon.Read More »