Is it possible to recreate the language of Stone Age man, spoken between 30,000 and 100,000 years ago? Some linguists believe it is.
Traditional Guernsey bean jar is traditional winter fayre, especially around Bonfire night or as it’s known in Guernsey Budloe Night.
How to make bread without the use of modern bread making machines.
… “things eveyone used to know how to do.”
The first English dictionary was the work of a single man just over 250 years ago. Here’s some background to this epic achievement.
Victor Hugo was a truly prolific writer with much of his work having a overt political and social sub-text or commentary. This is a list of his works.
How many of us have a foot a foot long ?
What are the origins of some of the measurements we use today.
Coca Cola is a ubiquitous and iconic symbol of the U.S. but when & who came up with it?
The Mind-Body problem. One of philosophy’s great topics of conjecture and debate. How are mental phenomena explicable in terms of, or otherwise related to, physical states and events in the body ?
Every country has it’s own national symbols. The Channel Islands are no different and there’s a surprising array of animals ascribed to each island and their people.
There are 2 basic categories of beer : Lagers and Ales. But what is it that makes them so different ?
Guernsey today is an independent crown dependency. How did this state of affairs, common to all the Channel Islands, come about ?
Spectacles … fashion item and indispensable ‘modern’ aid … but they’re far older than you think. Here we look at the origins of specs.
Improve and test your wordpower by matching words to one of a multiple possible definitions.
Microbes are everywhere … feeding, multiplying, in the air, soil, on our hands, in food, in our intestines. Their effects can be deadly. Read how 1 man discovered a simple technique to neutralise them.