England v Italy – World Cup 2014 – The Reaction!

England lost their opening game in the current World Cup campaign against Italy on Saturday night (14th June).  It was a late kick-off at 11pm, but my 8 year old managed to have an early-evening nap ...

Make your Mark on the Three-Peaks Challenge

If 2014 is going to be the year where you set yourself a personal challenge – and achieve it – this challenge of endurance, fitness and stamina, might be the one for you. You can do it purely as a pe...

Dare you go on a ghost hunt this Halloween?

Do you believe in ghosts? It’s a question that stirs up strong opinions and sometimes prompts tales of strangely inexplicable events that have left a question mark in people’s psyche, and have never ...

Glastonbury 2013 – Past Performers Wordle

Excited Glastonbury festival-goers have already arrived at Worthy Farm, Somerset for the world-famous festival that was first started 43 years ago by Farmer Michael Eavis, who still oversees proceedi...

Make sure you aaaarh at Hastings Pirate Day 2013!

The East Sussex coastal town of Hastings is once again inviting would-be pirates to descend on the town in full piratical regalia, on Sunday 21st July 2013.  Last year (2012) was a truly remarkable e...

A Travel Insurance Policy for Father Christmas

To celebrate the run up to Christmas and to pay homage to the sterling (and frankly dangerous and exhausting!) service provided by Father Christmas, we have created a fun travel insurance policy for ...