Stonehenge

Photo: Ray Morris, Stonehenge Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument and ultimate roadside attraction in Wiltshire, England, 2 miles (3 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury. It consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around 13 ft (4.1 meters) high, 6 ft 11 in (2.1 meters) wide …

Saint Patrick’s Day

Poster Saint Patrick’s Day is March 17. Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhuit! = Happy St Patrick’s Day to you!Hashtag: #StPatricksDay Greetings to our friends in Ireland and our Irish friends around the world. What began as a religious feast day honoring St Patrick (Patricius, or Padraig) has become an international festival. Questions Sláinte! What are …

Raidió Teilifís Éireann = Radio Television of Ireland (RTE)

Logo Raidió Teilifís Éireann = Radio Television of Ireland (RTÉ) – rte.ie – is the national public service broadcaster of Ireland. Listen live and listen back to the programs. Key Linksrte.ierte.ie/radio1rte.ie/radioFacebook: Radio1Facebook: [email protected]@RTERadio1 RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachtarte.ie/rnagListen [email protected] QuotablesThe more we look back, the more we can look forward. Bealaí gur féidir éisteacht = Ways …

Hungary Links

Hungary Flag Links related to Hungary presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe Low-Key Brilliance of the Hungarian Snacking Trayhungary-viktor-orban-media FYISize: 93,000 km2Population: a little less than 10 million peopleOfficial language: Hungarian (finn-ugric language group)Politically: parliamentary republic, democracy, member of EU (but not member of EURO zone), member of the Council of EuropeCurrency: HUF (Hungarian Forint) …

German = Deutsch

Proverbs German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe. It is the most widely spoken and (co-)official language in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, South Tyrol (Italy), the German-speaking Community of Belgium, and Liechtenstein; it is also an official, but not majority language of Luxembourg. One of the major languages of …

Finno-Ugric

Indigenous Peoples According to recent studies, the peoples that speak Finno-Ugric languages have lived in Europe for about ten millennia. It seems that before the Great Migration, primarily Finno-Ugric languages were spoken in Eastern and Central Europe. Today, almost 25 million people belong to the Uralic (Finno-Ugric and Samoyed) language family, living within an area …

Gaeilge (Irish)

Languages Gaeilge.ie: Irish is one of the oldest and most historic written languages in the world. The earliest evidence of this is preserved in Ogham inscriptions dating from the fifth century. Now Irish can now be found in more than 4,500 books, on the television, on the radio, in the newspapers, magazines, and on the …

London Links

London flag Links related to London, England presented in somewhat random fashion: Timetimeanddatefixedform [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@iambrianjones Videos MeetupsGreatOutdoorsLondon Hammersmith Bridgehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hammersmith_Bridgehttps://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/apr/11/hammersmith-bridge-closed-to-cars-after-critical-faults-foundhttps://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-47891838https://twitter.com/iambrianjones/status/1117414540176551936 Headlines‘Nature survives in the tiniest corners’: the City of London’s wild heart McGrath Road review – back-to-back to the futureWalkways in the sky: the return of London’s forgotten ‘pedways’Londoners troll New York Times with deluge of ‘petty …

London

Photo: Thames Barrier Park London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/aWU4okkLRZXoVmuu5 ParksLondon has many beautiful city parks including the Kew Botanical Gardens. Cultural WorldIconic landmarks include the Houses of Parliament, Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and the London Eye. MarketsFarmers markets are becoming more …