8 moments from Olympic Games history

The 2016 Olympic Games came to a close last night in Rio de Janeiro with an energetic closing ceremony. 2016’s Games saw history being made – first gold medals for nations such as Puerto Rico, Singapore and Bahrain, new World …


Warm up with some winter sports

It’s winter again – it’s cold outside, and the skies have turned dark and gray. Most mornings, you won’t even want to leave your cosy bed. That all changes, however, when you’re heading out to enjoy some winter sports. Here, we …


Dancing on ice in an attic

(A version of this blog was first published on Europeana Sounds) It’s nearly time to bring out the skates. There’s a promising nip in the air, and although we have a long way to go before the canals and lakes …