Tag: england

Oct 17, 2018

Britain’s Weird and Wonderful Houseboat Village in West Sussex

Britain’s Weird and Wonderful Houseboat Village in West Sussex

Using spare parts from old buses, missiles and planes, each boat has its own unique look and feel

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Aug 24, 2018

Bluebells in Pryor’s Wood, England

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Pryor’s Wood is an 8.7 hectare nature reserve in Great Ashby, near Stevenage in Hertfordshire

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Jun 1, 2018

Slow Motion Wipeouts of People Chasing Cheese Down a Hill Set to Classical

Slow Motion Wipeouts of People Chasing Cheese Down a Hill Set to Classical

Franz Shubert’s ‘Ave Maria’ somehow goes surprisingly well to this highlight (lowlight?) reel

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Aug 25, 2017

The Ravens of the Tower of London

The Ravens of the Tower of London

The superstition holds that “if the Tower of London ravens are lost or fly away, the Crown will fall and Britain with it”

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Mar 26, 2017

Boaty McBoatface Just Set Off On Its Antarctic Adventure

Boaty McBoatface Just Set Off On Its Antarctic Adventure

Last year the UK gov launched an online contest for the public to name its new polar research ship. Boaty McBoatface won in a landslide but

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Feb 7, 2017

This Reading Room at the University of Oxford is One of the Oldest in Europe

This Reading Room at the University of Oxford is One of the Oldest in Europe

The Duke Humfrey’s Library contains rare titles such as a Shakespeare First Folio and 1 of 42 Gutenberg Bibles

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Sep 1, 2016

Behind the Gates of the World’s Deadliest Garden

Behind the Gates of the World’s Deadliest Garden

In Northumberland, England the Poison Garden at Alnwick Castle grows around 100 deadly plants, from nightshade to hemlock

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