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Life Lessons from the Paralympics

Life Lessons from the Paralympics

When Sophia Lee-Spencer watched the Paralympics with her children, it led to an interesting conversation. They were hugely impressed that people who lacked the physical abilities they take for granted could be so successful. So what was the key to the athletes’ success?

Continental Contrivances

Continental Contrivances

Europe has been high on the news agenda for weeks now, which started us thinking – of all the things we in Britain take for granted today, which can we trace back to our continental neighbours? So, from bratwurst to boulevards, here are 10 innovations to thank Europe for…

Awesome African Adventures

Awesome African Adventures

What do the king of the beasts, the biggest land mammal in the world and man’s largest living relative have in common? They’re all indigenous to Africa, and you can see all three without leaving the UK! Here are 10 awesome ways to experience the wonders of Africa, from (nearly) John-o-Groats to Land’s End.

Children and charity

Children and charity

Summer 2014 will be remembered in three simple words. Ice Bucket Challenge. A silly idea that has caught on and generated millions of pounds for charities around the world. How can we capitalise on this new-found excitement? How can we get our children interested and involved in charity? Here are five ideas…

A Very Great Britain

A Very Great Britain

Living in Britain, it’s easy to get a bit blasé about the history, natural beauty, architectural achievement and general fascination all around us. So here are 15 things you might not know about Great Britain - some wonderful, and some rather quirky…

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