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Princess Cruises to launch limited time deals on Europe sailings

Princess Cruises has announced price reductions on 28 Europe voyages, sailing from June-December, 2015. The cruises cover destinations including the Mediterranean, Norwegian Fjords and British Isles.   85 more words


Watching the White Wheat: Folksongs of the British Isles

Watching the White Wheat: Folksongs of the British Isles by King’s Singers

What is more beautiful than listening to the King’s Singers’ fantastic harmonies? Well, probably listening to the King’s Singers singing folksongs of the British Isles. 26 more words

Out Of The Basement

Why Marks & Spencer Makes Me Proud To Be British

It’s not often that an advert or commercial can get me talking, but good old Marks & Spencer have done that and, not only that, but what they have done makes me feel very proud to be British. 258 more words


Newborn Donkey only 21 INCHES Tall Makes Friends with 5ft 6in Shire Horse

By Ben Wilkinson for the Daily Mail

“‘Feel Good Sunday’ = This Article, nuff said…enjoy!” ~ R.T.

This is the moment a plucky new born donkey rubbed noses with a gigantic… 374 more words

Horse News

“Silent majority” behind unexpected Conservative victory in UK vote

Despite a virtual tie with Labour in pre-election polling, the sweeping Conservative victory on May 7 was far from unprecedented. New analysis by the Economist magazine recalls the role of a “silent majority,” which propelled the Conservatives to 10 Downing Street in 1970 and 1992 despite polls suggesting defeat at the hands of Labour. 60 more words

Monthly weather reports updated...

I’ve found a bit of time this weekend to update my Monthly Weather Reports for this year. I’ll try to update it monthly from now on (as I was doing last year) so you can always view the latest monthly report on this page.

Synoptic Situation

23 November 1981 - Tornado day!

Here are a series of plotted SYNOP charts of the UK for the main synoptic hours of Monday 23rd November 1981, when 102 tornadoes were reported over central and eastern England and North Wales, this broke the previous record of 80 in a single day in 1974, and as far as I know the record still stands. 267 more words

Synoptic Situation