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Thursday, December 12, 2019

8 Ways To Avoid Halloween

To many, the main festivity of the month of October falls on its final day. For some, Halloween is a well-known celebration enjoyed by...

Bonnie Scotland

What comes to mind when you think of Scotland? The cold? The rain? The heroin? Yes, all of these things feature in the northern...

The Pennine Way

By Al Matthews Now, before launching you, the reader, into this self-aggrandising and exaggeratory death-defying venture article, I should introduce myself. My name is Al...

Beyond The Shire: Exploring Nz (Part II)

Like many port towns around the world, Picton itself is a bit of a dive, so get back in the camper and drive out...

Beyond The Shire: Exploring Nz (Part I)

Being so far away from everything, the country as a whole was one of the last land masses to see human settlement. The old...

Gibraltar Guns: Shetland Attractions

By Reg Reynolds The two 6-inch QF Mk I guns are mounted back to back on concrete platforms on a headland of Vementry, a tiny...

Never Too Old To Travel

This month we have a special travel feature written by Susan Clifton-Tucker, who’s proving that life begins again after retirement, as she leaves the...

Mark in Madrid

'Pongamos Que Hablo de Martínez’ is a song dedicated to Drexler's friendship with mentor and legendary songwriter Joaquín Sabina. It's a story of leaving...

The 5 Types of Japanese Onsen

Onsen translates to ‘hot spring pool’, and Japan has a great many. The water is heated by volcanic activity, and depending on the area...

A WEEKEND IN WALES*

Howling winds and torrential rain battered the clifftop in South Wales. A flash of lightning followed another as the thunder continued to roll over...