London Trip – Part One – Park Plaza Westminster Hotel

  A few days before Christmas I went on a short trip North of the Cornish border and up to the Big Smoke (London). This was to soak up the Christmas atmosphere, do some sightseeing and a little bit of last minute present shopping. I’ll start at the beginning: The Journey To London The first part of the Journey I did solo and travelled up from Cornwall to Newton Abbot on the train. It was the Saturday before Christmas and…

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A Great Boardgame for Christmas – Dixit

  It’s almost Christmas time! Are you prepared? Sent your cards? Bought all the presents? Sorted the dinner? Great, then you’re ready for pretty much everyone’s favourite holiday! Christmas is amazing, you can’t deny it. What makes it fantastic is that quality family time, eating Christmas dinner, giving gifts, watching Christmas movies and of course playing games. Bored of charades, monopoly and trivial pursuit? Yeah, we all get fed up of the same ol’ games every year. Well, I’m about…

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Stocking Fillers for Active, Outdoor Loving People

  It’s getting to that time shortly before Christmas when panic shopping commences. So before you start buying novelty books and apparently humorous gifts for your loved one, I thought I’d give you some top tips; Here are some stocking size items that any active, outdoor lover will thoroughly be glad to receive this Christmas. BEET IT Sports Bar BEET IT make organic beetroot juice which is super nutritional and great body fuel. They have recently launched the world’s first…

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Ticket To Ride Europe – The Best Board Games

    With the clocks now set back the light is normally long gone by the time I get back from work, team this up with weather that is only good for ducks and you’ve got the possibility of some boring evenings in. Throughout the summer my friends and I would spend our evenings in or by the water, adventuring, cycling or enjoying the beach; it’s sad to think that we’ve got a long few months before we can get…

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Mousehole Christmas Lights

  The Christmas lights at Mousehole are a Cornish institution now being in their 50th year! It was all started by a local artist called Joan Gillchrest whom, in 1963 decided to run a string of Christmas lights along both quays in the small fishing village of Mousehole, in order to make it look a bit more festive. Since then the display has grown and now uses an incredible 7000 bulbs, inexcess of 5.5 miles of cable and has an…

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