Although April Fool’s Day is traditionally a day of trickery and pranks for friends and family, since the 1950s the media has become increasingly involved – running bogus news stories and promoting false products. These days it’s likely you’ll be surrounded by dubious news stories on line, on TV and in the papers. So watch
Monthly ArchivesMarch 2010
This popular book and recently-released film, starring Rachel Weisz as the mother of murdered Susie Salmon, is an unexpectedly uplifting film. The Lovely Bones describes Susie’s experiences in the after-life as she looks down from heaven on her family and friends whilst they heal and as she herself comes to terms with her own death. It is a gentle film that celebrates life.
Learning about new places is getting increasingly difficult these days as we we think we’ve heard it all before. At Travel PR, we scoured the earth to find a list of amazing places that aren’t in the public eye, a collection of the unusual, the amazing and the downright mysterious, we hope you like them!
Is this the longest winter EVER? Actually, it’s questionable whether we’re even still in winter anymore – technically, March is spring, and the current climate (sunny, chilly days, and the sensation of a face rub from the Ice Queen when the wind blusters) seems to back up that assumption. What is certainly true, however, is that
Visitors to the White Cross pub in Richmond were left no option but to arrive by boat yesterday as the River Thames broke its banks. The cosy riverside establishment in Surrey has a special high-tide entrance in case of flooding but even this was inaccessible on foot. The much-loved pub regularly gets cut off, usually
4 March is World Book Day (www.worldbookday.com), the biggest annual celebration of books and reading in the UK and Ireland. Here’s our pick of must-read novels set in stunning destinations worldwide: