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In praise of the Shropshire Hills in England's (fairly) wild west
When I was a kid we used to often bathe in the North Sea and
cold rivers. Now such activity has a special name: wild swimming! I guess that adding the  word
“wild” injects the idea of a bit of free spirit, and so it was that I
found myself enjoying said wil...
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In praise of the Shropshire Hills in England's (fairly) wild west
When I was a kid we used to often bathe in the North Sea and
cold rivers. Now such activity has a special name: wild swimming! I guess that adding the  word
“wild” injects the idea of a bit of free spirit, and so it was that I
found myself enjoying said wil...
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In praise of the Shropshire Hills in England's (fairly) wild west
When I was a kid we used to often bathe in the North Sea and
cold rivers. Now such activity has a special name: wild swimming! I guess that adding the  word
“wild” injects the idea of a bit of free spirit, and so it was that I
found myself enjoying said wil...
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Brexit threatens turbulence for Europe's regional airlines
The timing of Flybe's second profit warning in a year was rather
unfortunate, coming as it did on the opening day of Europe's regional airlines'
annual get-together. The Flybe news was of an altogether lesser magnitude than the failure a few
days previously...
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A voyage to the very edge of Great Britain
It
looked like someone had scrawled Tippex in splodgy lines along the mountain
ridges to either side of Loch Ness, as the last remnants of snow shimmered in
the Spring sunshine. For
once, the weather was precisely as forecast – and this was vital to the suc...
A voyage to the very edge of Great Britain
A voyage to the very edge of Great Britain
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A walk across the sands to Briain's newest island
Getting to Britain's "newest
island” demands no more than driving about 25 miles beyond Hull and then, tides
permitting, walking two and a half miles in either direction to reach the
lighthouse. Spurn Head has been an occasional
island ever since the tidal ...
A walk across the sands to Briain's newest island
A walk across the sands to Briain's newest island
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Whistle-stop around Bangkok
Rather curiously, our trip to
Bangkok had begun with a plan to visit Corsica and Sardinia. However, after initial
research, it emerged that we each had different ideas about the kind of holiday
we wanted and the kind of place we’d like to stay. Nothing much...
Whistle-stop around Bangkok
Whistle-stop around Bangkok
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A voyage to the very edge of Great Britain
It
looked like someone had scrawled Tippex in splodgy lines along the mountain
ridges to either side of Loch Ness, as the last remnants of snow shimmered in
the Spring sunshine. For
once, the weather was precisely as forecast – and this was vital to the suc...
A voyage to the very edge of Great Britain
A voyage to the very edge of Great Britain
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Fragments of France
A naïve American tourist reviewing the place on TripAdvisor might put it something like this: "The building is completely unsuitable to house a restaurant – we ate with two feet of water covering the floor, the tables and benches sloped in all directions, t...
Fragments of France
Fragments of France
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Hudson miracle? Thank the system!
What happened on New York’s Hudson River on January 15,
2009, was not a miracle, proclaimed Jeff Skiles. As First Officer on US Airways flight 1549, which ditched in
the river a little over five minutes after taking off from La Guardia Airport,
he should kn...
Hudson miracle? Thank the system!
Hudson miracle? Thank the system!
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