Category Archives: news

Learn Spanish hand gestures.

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; }.flickr-yourcomment { }.flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Spanish Hand Gestures, originally uploaded by KatsAsleep. Just picked up the following from Twitter via @josepicardo who was alerted to it by @luciax. Published by The Guardian in its Language Resources – Spanish area, […]

‘Twitter may join Primary Curriculum’

Just caught this headline as I was checking my Yahoo! mail this morning – and just loved the ‘snapshot’ of the article under the headline – Going to the article to investigate further, it refers to the Rose Report’s recommendations about an increased use and understanding of technology for Primary school pupils, and a separate […]

El Gordo

Yesterday saw the biggest lottery of the year – El Gordo (the Fat One) – in Spain. As far as I know – and I think I would know – my Aunt didn’t win and nor did anyone else I know, but I still like to check it out as it is drawn and called […]

French is a game for tiny têtes.

Just read an interesting article in The Telegraph Education section with the above title. It reports on a group in the Harrogate area called French for Fidgets (a great name for the group!) that teaches French to toddlers through song and games. Taking kids as young as 18 months, their philosophy is – “… to […]

Young Enterprise winners – LanguAges – UPDATE!

Some of you may recall a blog post in July about a group from English Martyrs School and Sixth Form College, Hartlepool, winning Company of the Year and Most Creative Company of the Year in the Young Enterprise in the NorthEast sponsored by The Arts Council NorthEast for their product LanguAges. For those who don’t, […]

La historia de Lego

Acabo de leer un artículo que me chifló sobre la Historia del Lego. Como madre de dos niños de seis y nueve años, no puedo escapar del Lego – han pedido de Papá Noel el Lego de la Guerra en las Galaxias. Noticias Locas hoy habla de The Lego MiniFig Timeline que muestra los muñequitos […]

‘This weekend I will mainly be wearing red.’

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; }.flickr-yourcomment { }.flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } clothes line, originally uploaded by daniel n. reid. Having accosted him at the bus stop, I had the pleasure of travelling from Cowes to Newport with Adam Sutcliffe last Friday. Not quite sure why […]

10,000 hits!!!

I’ve just noticed that the visit counter on ¡Vámonos! has just reached five figures – how exciting! At last count there have been 10,004 visits – and there have been more as the counter wasn’t in place from the start as I didn’t want to be discouraged by the lack of action! For someone who […]