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Relearning the art of patience on safari
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Rediscovering the art of patience on safari

It’s the last of our five game drives in Balule Game Reserve, just after our final coffee stop and at the end of  15 hours out in the bush on safari in South Africa. We’ve been weaving our way…

On the Luce in 2016
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On the Luce in 2016

I think it’s fair to say that nobody’s going to forget 2016 in a hurry. The last 12 months of political meltdowns, terrorist attacks and celebrity deaths are going to need a big chapter in the history books. But…

A festive foodie break at The Angel, Abergavenny
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A festive foodie break at The Angel, Abergavenny

In South Wales, close to the English border, there’s a small town that’s become a big hit with food lovers. Abergavenny hosts Wales’ biggest food festival in September, with hundreds of stalls and over 30,000 visitors. Food is to…

The underground secrets of Dover Castle
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Dover Castle’s underground secrets

On the surface it’s England’s largest castle. Dover Castle has been defending the Kent coastline from centuries of invaders since 1066. But below ground it has another hidden side. Deep inside the chalk rocks that make up the White…