There’s plenty of ways to see great views in London, but not many are like this. Zip World brought their zip line experiences to the capital – 35 metres above it in fact – to let you take in the scenery whilst you get a thrill. From the height of nine double decker buses youContinue reading “Zip World”
‘Write what you know.’ It’s a well used and oft quoted piece of advice for aspiring writers. But consider the role of historical novels, sci-fi sagas and fantasy fiction. How do writers approach these genres and produce work that is set in spaces and places far removed from their experience, yet manage to build narrativesContinue reading “Writing what you don’t know – Paul Cooper discusses River of Ink”
Like most people in London, I have a mixed relationship with the transport system. Whilst I sigh at the packed commutes, feel exhausted walking between tubes at King’s Cross, and berate the never ending engineering works, I will defend it with passion to anyone else who dares to criticise it. For a system that openedContinue reading “Colour on the commute – London Transport Museum Lates”
First published on Draze A thousand feet up, after a steep bit of hiking over undulating paths and craggy rocks, we’re all looking remarkably poised as we stand gazing over Lake Windemere. Usually, twelve mile walks and steep climbs make the shoulders hunch and the legs seize up, but Kevin and Yen seem to haveContinue reading “Striding To Svasana”
I look at how farm stays have helped rural businesses expand, and visit Featherdown Farms in the process. For The Countryman magazine.