All posts tagged "Britain"
One penny beer cut won’t save Irish pubs in Britain
The one penny cut in beer duty has been labelled as "meaningless" ...
- Posted April 2, 2013
British Landmarks To Go Green For St Patrick’s Day
London's iconic black cab is set to go green this St Patrick’s Day along with the HMS Belfast, Manchester Town Hall and the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow.
- Posted February 21, 2013
A shore thing – the sands, strands and seasides of Ireland and Britain
These islands have some of the finest beaches in the world – some remote, with miles of surf and turf set against the most spectacular backdrops of cliffs and mountains, others with attached resorts providing everything from...
- Posted July 2, 2012
A match made in Devon
Babbacombe’s only real brush with fame came in the 19th century with the celebrated incident of the Man They Couldn’t Hang. John “Babbacombe” Lee had been sentenced to death – on fairly flimsy, circumstantial evidence – for...
- Posted May 1, 2012
A civilised mode of transport – on board the Stena Nordica
At the far end of the Beaufort wind scale lies meteorological hell. Storm force 10, violent storm 11. Captain Tudor Roberts, master of the Stena Nordica, is fairly phlegmatic about weather conditions such as these — basically...
- Posted February 14, 2012
Coasting along in Wales
The 2012 Lonely Planet Guide lists Glastonbury Tor as one of the best spots to witness the end of the world, as predicted by the Mayans. They’ve flagged it up, seemingly, December 21, 2012. So if the...
- Posted January 31, 2012