Wiltshire 6 January 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-46774229 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel The last penguins which lived at a malaria-hit enclosure at a safari park have been rehomed.Longleat in Wiltshire said a … [Read more...] about Last of malaria-stricken penguins moved
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0 Post a comment Saturday, 13 October 2018 - Local People IF you have ever fancied trying Morris dancing, now’s your chance. Alton Morris, who can often be seen dancing in the town and outside pubs, is holding a couple of taster nights at Alton Infant School – use Victoria Road entrance – on October 12 and October 19, starting at 8pm. Prospective members are invited to “come along and have a go” as no experience is necessary.Alton Morris dances the ‘Border’ style of dancing which is energetic and showy and has no intricate stepping. Dancers use sticks made from hazelwood to clash with other dancers. Both men and women are welcome, and everyone going along will be shown the moves for a couple of simple dances. It is free to take part, and visitors can expect a fun evening with a friendly bunch of people. There’s no need to be fit – you can do as much or as little as you like.Anyone who enjoys the experience can then go along … [Read more...] about Chance to try new dance moves
Steven Conway, Swinburne University of TechnologyThe online videogame Fortnite Battle Royale was launched just a year ago in September 2017. Since then the game had amassed 125 million active players by June and made US$1.2 billion (A$1.6 billion) for the developer, Epic Games.It has also been linked to 200 divorces and a case of aggravated harassment where a 45-year-old man threatened to kill an 11-year-old boy after losing to him in the game. Read more: Could playing Fortnite lead to video game addiction? The World Health Organisation says yes, but others disagreeLove it or hate it, the question begs: How has Epic Games created a game with such enormous social, economic and psychological impact?Fusing elements from recent hits such as Minecraft, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Overwatch, the game is deceptively simple: up to 100 players are placed in a constantly shrinking environment, and the objective is to be the last person (or team) standing.Think Hunger Games and … [Read more...] about Stay alive, and if something moves, shoot it: one year of phenomenal success for Fortnite
IF YOU haven't been living under a rock for the past couple of weeks or so, then chances are you will have heard the Baby Shark Song. If not, we do apologise for getting the most annoying song of the year stuck in your head. Here is the lowdown on the latest challenge. What is the baby shark song? The song simply started off as an innocent sing-along video on the Pingfong YouTube channel. Pingfong have over 10 million subscribers and regularly post songs for children to sing along to, with colourful and interesting animations to help with education and speech development. Although all of their videos perform well, none have gained vitality quite like the Baby Shark Dance video, which now has a whopping 3.3 BILLION views. It is also currently in 35th place in the list of most popular YouTube videos. The video simply features a young boy and girl who sing along to a song about sharks. They use simple hand movements and a lot of doo doo doo doo doo doos.How did the challenge start? The … [Read more...] about What is the Baby Shark challenge song, how did the challenge start and who created the dance?
Want to read more?We value our content and our journalists, so to get full access to all your local news updated 7-days-a-week – PLUS an e-edition of the Oban Times – subscribe today for as little as 56 pence per week. Subscribe NowNote to self: next time, book tickets for both nights of future Tidal Dance productions. Once was not enough. Life in a Day was stunning – taking place on one day in the 1950s, it takes the form of a series of inter-related, moving postcards; families, relationships, work, hopes and memories. Alan Melvin’s simple yet atmospheric set, with lighting and sound by Martin Low, took us to a timeless coastal community: the fisher hoosie, the fairm and the fancy beach hut, as evoked by King Creosote’s 2014 From Scotland With Love soundtrack. It took us to a place where we could ‘dream without sleeping’.Kenny Anderson’s poignant music was matched by the lyrical intensity of the dance. Serena Micalizzi-Coyle and … [Read more...] about Life in a Day: new dance work at Mull Theatre