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Outside of a Coven of Witches in Burley, New Forest

Tales of the Burley Witches (and other spooks) in Burley, New Forest

Thatched roofs, ambling ponies, ice cream, fudge and cider…. you’ll find them all in the small New Forest village of Burley – but we went there for some more mystical reasons. Witches, ghosts and dragons… oh my. At first glance, you wouldn’t suspect that there’s anything different about Burley from…
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Floating jellyfish

7 Awesome Ideas for Jellyfish Lovers

I love jellyfish. Well, in the confines of a tank that is – I’m not so struck with the concept of sharing actual sea space with them. So, I was super excited to hear that there’s a whole new exhibit dedicated to watching them risk-free coming soon to Birmingham’s National…
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Chewing gum painting of an ant with an umbrella on the Millenium bridge, London

There’s Hidden Art on London’s Millennium Bridge

A tiny St Paul’s Cathedral, an ant carrying an umbrella and what looks like a tree full of people – all things you’ve probably walked past if you’ve ever crossed London’s Millennium Bridge. See, there are a hundreds of tiny paintings stuck on London’s Millennium Bridge all painted on the…
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Toilet seat with a British Bulldog on - the Jubiloo on the London Loo Tour

Is This London’s Most Unusual Sightseeing Tour?

I’m standing at Waterloo station looking for a woman holding a toilet plunger up over her head. She’s my guide for the afternoon on the London Loo Tour. Yes, while most people coming to London to visit thrones are viewing gold, guilded ones in Buckingham Palace, mine are to be…
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Horse grazing in the New Forest with Pannage pigs behind

Pannage: Why The New Forest Is Suddenly Full of Pigs.

If you spend much time in the UK’s New Forest you get used to seeing animals wandering around – ponies, cows, donkeys all commonly appear next to your table in the pub garden, outside ice cream shops or, often, simply standing in the middle of the road surveying which bit…
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