Photographer Peter Williams celebrates the peculiar eccentricities and quintessential charms – from helter-skelters to lighthouses, pirates, palmists and Punch and Judy – of this cherished and rapidly changing English landscape
“The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) is a commercial state-sponsored company which was established on 1 January 1994 to provide air navigation services in Irish-controlled airspace, and to regulate safety standards within the Irish civil aviation industry through…”
Now here is a different day out for you to consider. Visit a tea plantation. But how can you visit it in a day you might ask? The answer is because you don’t have to go to India, Sri Lanka, China or Kenya to see a tea plantation. Go to Pembrokeshire instead.
Now I am not deceiving you. There is a tea plantation based in Pembroke Dock. Obviously not the plantation but the company. Called the obvious, the Pembrokeshire Tea Company, the plan is that by 2015 all their tea will be locally grown. They’re not quite there yet as they have to blend their tea within tea from other countries but in a few years time it will be totally Welsh leaves that go into the tea.
It’s official. Today, staycation has been accepted into the Oxford English Dictionary so they must think that the word, if not the holiday idea is here to stay. Unlike some tour operators who have blamed reduced profits this year on weather, volcanic ash, strikes and the economy for the fact that Britons and Irish are not going abroad. So is the staycation just a passing fad?
The head of Wyndham’s In Europe, thinks not.
A visit to one of Vienna’s many Christmas markets, is a great way to get into the festive spirit. Frederic has the low-down on the Austrian capital’s most magical markets as well as where you can get to grips with Gustav Klimt, creator of The Kiss, who was born 150 years ago
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