Quirky Experience Gifts For Her

‘Wow! I love it!' Looking for extraordinary gift ideas for her at an ordinary price? Here is our pick of quirky experience day ideas that she'll love, which are great value for money and fun too. As Luther Vandross put it: 'the best things in life are free' and with Into The Blue, that's almost true. Okay, they're not quite free, but she's bound to love these days out with a difference. What's more, you can join in on many of these experiences as they are for two! Adorable adopt an animal gifts for her Whether you have eight cats, seven...

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heritage railways UK

Heritage Railways in the UK

In the UK, we love our Heritage Railways. A day out riding on vintage steam trains appeals to all ages and all generations. But what are heritage railways and why do they exist? We give you the answers and list the most interesting heritage railway companies in the UK

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Enter the starting gates – it’s time for Royal Ascot 2015

A flurry of bets, flutes of Champagne for all and a menagerie of over the top head gear - that's horse racing at Royal Ascot! The 2015 meet got underway yesterday (Tuesday) and as usual, it was the inevitable mix of Royalty, tradition, teeny weeny jockeys and some fine thoroughbreds both on and off the track. What immediately caught our eye was the mini media frenzy about Princess Zara. In her bold canary yellow ensemble, the moment she touched her tummy for a nanosecond was caught on camera, the gossip started to fly…is she expecting? Categorically denied, apparently Miss Philips...

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Bring on the 2015 festival season!

Finally we are starting to see some proper summer weather in the UK and with it comes the start of festival season. Kicking off with the Radio 1 Big Weekend that took place in Norwich over the May Bank Holiday weekend, it's now full steam ahead for a succession of live music, DJs, art and performance to take you right through to autumn. So, having lived through those student festival-going years, we thought we'd have a little look at the best (but not necessarily the biggest) gatherings to be seen at this year. We might as well start with the...

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Dam Busters – the remake

[caption id="attachment_563" align="alignleft" width="225"] Richard Todd plays Guy Gibson in the original Dam Busters film[/caption] The original Dam Busters film released in 1955 is due to be remade! The magnificent black and white film, directed by first time director Michael Anderson and starring Richard Todd as Guy Gibson, has to be one of the all time classics. As you probably know, the film is an adaptation of the book with the same name by Paul Brickhill, which tells the true story of the RAF 617 squadron, the development of Barnes Wallis's bouncing bomb and Operation Chastise - the attack on...

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