Cutaway London: A Look Inside the Most Famous Landmarks

Cutaway London: A Look Inside the Most Famous Landmarks

London’s top buildings are instantly recognisable from the outside – but the postcard image hides the true complexity of these fabulous structures. The UK capital is a working city first of all. While they may look fancy from a selfie-stick, buildings such as the Gherkin or Big Ben have contemporary functions to fulfil. And the […]

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UK Mazes

6 Mind Boggling Mazes Across the UK

With all the distractions and digital dazzle of 21st century life, you’d think the humble puzzle would have lost its appeal. But mazes, riddles, and brain-teasers are becoming more popular all the time – just look at the viral success of Gergely Dudas’ ‘There’s a panda amongst them’ cartoon. When our attention is under ever-greater […]

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6 Tips on How to Talk to Your Partner About Finances

How to Talk to Your Significant Other About Money

New love is one of the most exhilarating feelings in life, but nothing can spoil the sensation quite like a sour conversation about money. But that doesn’t mean it’s a good idea to avoid this discussion — if you want to plan your future together, you should be on the same page financially.   If […]

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British TV Homes

8 Floor Plans of Iconic British TV Homes

Every week, your favourite TV characters invite you into their homes for a chat, a laugh, and probably a bit of high drama, too. Over the months and years, those TV homes become so familiar that you’re sure you could find your way around if you ever managed to pop in for a real-life cuppa. […]

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metro systems

6 Aerial Views of the World’s Oldest Metro Systems

There’s something very science-fiction about a subterranean rail network. Even a century and a half after the world’s first subway system opened in London, taking a trip underground can be a thrill. Part of the mystery of traveling underground is that most of us don’t really know where we are in relation to the surface […]

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Unbuilt Britain: What 6 Cities Could Have Looked Like

The city is an inspiring playground for ambitious architects. A single great idea or astonishing building can change how way people perceive and navigate the city overnight. But ambitious ideas come with hefty price-tags. And in the city, there’s always a political story to negotiate, too. Often, the most exciting ideas for buildings, bridges, and […]

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UK banknote design

UK Banknote Concept Designs (Endangered Wildlife Edition)

Banknotes are fascinating things – little works of art that pass through our hands each day almost unnoticed. Every so often, there is a news story about a new design, and perhaps some controversy over which historical figure will feature on the front of the note. But what if the Bank of England is getting […]

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DIY lawn games

Fun and Fantastic Summer Lawn Games

Warm sunshine on your skin, bright blue skies, fresh cut grass under your feet — summer is here and it’s time to soak in the lovely weather before it creeps into winter again! You could spend your time on restaurant patios or in parks, but sometimes the more fun (and frugal) option is in your very […]

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literary map UK

A Literary Map of the United Kingdom

Reading has the power to transport like no other art form. A good novel can suck you deep down into its pages and to a completely different place altogether. Sometimes – if you’re lucky – you never fully come back and a little part of you lingers forever in that story. Part of this literary […]

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kitchen hacks

Time-Saving Kitchen Hacks You Need To Know

Whether you are a cooking novice or the next Jamie Oliver, there are some days where the amount of time lost to grocery shopping, chopping, preparing and cooking your food makes it a chore. The task may seem so daunting that you end up surrendering to easy frozen meals filled with sodium or spending loads […]

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