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It was a usual morning: standing on a busy platform, awaiting the inevitable crowded commuter train to arrive already so jam packed with people that the likelihood of being able to board was minuscule at best [...]
The weather had been far from perfect with high winds on Bala Lake [Wales]; torrential, driving rain on Lake Windermere [England] and the forecast deteriorating on Loch Awe [Scotland] as each hour passed by [...]
History teaches us that borders are the source of many disputes and none quite so fraught as those separating countries. As a species humans are very territorial and are ready to fight and die to protect their land from invading forces [...]
Growing up in rural Warwickshire I was surrounded by countryside that resembled J.R. Tolkien’s descriptions of ‘the shire’ in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. It was a great place for young children to roam freely [...]
It had been a particularly cold night perched on the bank of the River Thames. We found ourselves occupying a fisherman’s hideaway, overgrown by nettles, brambles, vines and long grass; there was barely enough space for two small tents let alone four [...]