Birds, birds, birds…We are all used to seeing the ubiquitous pigeon and duck, but did you know there are almost 600 species of bird listed in Great Britain? 111 more words
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September 21, Monday afternoon.
At the Tourist Office in Ballycastle where we get an Irish lesson and a B&B—A quick glimpse of Dunseverick Castle—White Park Bay and the cow incident. 313 more words
Why Dweck’s “Mindsets” concept should have no place in schools: large-scale evidence from UK public examinations
Psychologist Carol Dweck invoked her research on children’s beliefs to explain the attainment gap between boys and girls. A number of small scale studies have been published which divide pupils into two broad categories according to their beliefs: (i) “incremental theorists” who… 760 more words
Parts of Northern Ireland have been devastated by heavy flooding, causing infrastructure to collapse and people to flee their homes.
Violent storms battered the north west of the country, with the Met Office claiming 63% of the average August rainfall fell in just nine hours. 389 more words
It’s always good picking up beers that are only available in a certain locality in which you don’t live, so when on a little expedition to the Banbridge and Newry area I was very pleased to pick some limited edition brews at The Drink Link and Fiveways Nisa in Newry. 253 more words
Morning in Belfast! I headed down to the hostel’s cafe for breakfast. Just coffee and some fruit. I was heading to a historical market and had planned on eating there. 1,080 more words