Team EnglishperTe

Uno “stargate” che unisce due città a 600 Km di distanza Possono guardarsi, interagire tra loro e comprendere che, nonostante tutto, siamo tutti uguali, da una parte e dall’altra: Vilnius, in Lituania, e Lublino, in Polonia, sono ora “collegate” da un portale tecnologico. Uno schermo che, per certi versi, ricorda […]

Discover places #06

Sam Wilmot – Chi è? Questo ragazzo nel tempo libero scrive recensioni di panchine in giro per il Regno Unito Siete in vacanza nel Regno Unito e non sapete dove sedervi a riposare un po’? Quest’uomo potrebbe avere la panchina giusta per voi. Sam Wilmot è un 23enne di Yate, Bristol […]

Funny & Strange #2

Classic Fish & Chips Ingredients about 1 litre sunflower oil, for frying 2 thick skinless fillets of whiting, ling, pollock, haddock or cod (about 150g each) For the chips 2 large Maris Piper potatoes 1 tsp malt vinegar, plus extra to serve For the batter 75g self-raising flour, plus extra for dusting 25g cornflour small pinch of ground turmeric 125g cold lager or […]

“Cooking Time #2”

“Cheese Rolling Competition“ This is definitely one of the more interesting and unique facts about England. The first written evidence is a message from 1826, but it’s said that the cheese roll tradition is way older than that. Nowadays even international visitors can take part in this fascinating event. […]

Funny & Strange #1

“Bamburgh Castle“ Perched on an outcrop overlooking the Northumberland Coast, Bamburgh Castle started life as an Anglo-Saxon citadel and has a rich and varied history. The mighty keep dates back to just after the Norman invasion, while it acted as a royal palace for numerous kings in the centuries that followed. Bamburgh […]

Discover places #05

“Hever Castle” With a history spanning more than 700 years, Hever Castle was the childhood home of Henry VIII’s second wife, Anne Boleyn. Initially a moated defensive castle dating back to 1270, this romantic setting is packed full of Tudor portraits and tapestries, and features fine views out over Hever Lake. Set […]

Discover places #04

“St Clement’s pie” Method STEP 1 Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Sit a fluted 20cm round loose-bottomed tin (about 5cm deep, or a slightly shallower 22cm tin) on a baking sheet. Break the biscuits into a big bowl, or double-bag them in food bags, and bash to big crumbs […]

Cooking Time #1

“Alnwick Castle“ As the UK’s second-largest inhabited castle behind Windsor, the impressive walls of Alnwick Castle have acted as a military outpost, a teaching college and a family home over the centuries. Another castle with its origins in the Norman period, the fortress in Northumberland will be recognisable if you’re a fan of […]

Discover places #03

“Tower of London“ Once a royal residence and notorious prison, the Tower of London is a World Heritage Site with 1,000 years of history at its core. The imposing fortress is now home to the Crown Jewels, a collection of more than 23,000 dazzling gemstones, and you can also meet the guardians […]

Discover places #02

“Screams in the dark” Bethnal Green station was the site of one of the worst single loss of civilian life during the Second World War. During an air raid, as people rushed to safety beneath ground, the entrance became blocked and 170 people were killed in the resulting crush. If […]

Ghost Stories #6