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How to get along with someone you don’t like at work

We all might work with people we do not like and most of the time we try to ignore it at first but, what about if the problem only gets worse and worse each time you see ‘that’ face? We spend half a life in our workplace so, why would not you want to be happy there? If you […]

The origins of trick-or-treat: how did Halloween start?

Trick-or-treating—setting off on Halloween night in costume and ringing doorbells to demand treats—has been a tradition in the United States and other countries for more than a century. Its origins remain murky but traces can be identified in ancient Celtic festivals, early Roman Catholic holidays, medieval practices—and even British politics.

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    Young translators: children helping their parents to communicate

Young translators: children helping their parents to communicate

When a family arrives in a new country, often the children are first to pick up the new language – and inevitably, they become the family translators. Thousands of migrant children in the UK translate for their families every day. Often the children were not pleased to be dragged from Italy to the UK; learning a new language and […]

Femtech: what is it, a wrong term in the right time?

The meteoric rise of the label “femtech” to describe technology products, apps and hardware addressing women’s health and well-being issues divides opinion. While some say it helps the sector secure vital funding from male-dominated venture capitalists, others argue that it unnecessarily pigeonholes women’s health. Nevertheless, there are some relevant points to be taken into consideration such as Carolina Milanesi, […]

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    “Oh my God! Es muy heavy.” Does English interfere with your day-to-day conversations?

“Oh my God! Es muy heavy.” Does English interfere with your day-to-day conversations?

English is increasingly mixing up with other languages, as it is the case with Spanish, which has already adopted a wide range of terminology as part of its own vocabulary. See, for example; feedback, post, hashtag, CEO, brainstorming or community manager. And who doesn’t remember the famous ”relaxing cup of café con leche in Plaza Mayor” during Spain’s bid […]

Spain is Taking Care of Business

How many people do you know either in GB or in Spain who are somewhat up in the air with the Brexit ordeal?  They have invested their life savings in living in Spain, or have dedicated their career to working in Great Britain – so – what will happen next? How will things continue?  Can things get even worse?  […]

The Eye in the Sky

Drones – what outweighs their advantages?  A few years ago I met a person who was somewhat frustrated, at having started a drone company – and not having the legislation to back it up.  He was utterly convinced of the brilliant future for the technology.  This hasn’t been a topic of conversation for me since, nobody has brought it […]

Has your view on Brexit changed?

How has the world’s perception of how Brexit would affect it?

The most recent explanation of the situation can be seen in this video –
MPs Reject Johnson’s Election Plans… Why? – Brexit Explained

 

Try comparing thoughts with this explanation taken from an article in CECA in 2016.

Of course, the content of each isn’t along the same line, one isan update on […]

Maybe he couldn’t read the sign?

 

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On August 28th, aproximately 130 flights had to be cancelled in Munich.  The reason? You might rightfully ask yourself… None other than that of a young, uninformed twenty some year old Spanish guy, who WENT IN THE WRONG DOOR in the airport – you know, the one that says DO NOT ENTER – […]

What could go wrong with pushing China too far, right?

Everyone agrees that this is a time for deep political thought, for people to react and take action. People ARE actually voting! Changes can be made! We have all become oh too aware, that – for example – the decisions of some country folk in a different land (the main people responsible for Trump being in power) can […]