The Grand National at Aintree Racecourse

The Grand National has been a feature of Britain’s sporting calendar since February 1839. The horse race takes place at Aintree Racecourse, on the north-east fringe of Liverpool. Now run over a course with a length of four miles, three-and-a-half furlongs – that’s around 7.14 kilometres if you think in metric terms.

Hiking The Pekoe Trail in Sri Lanka

Petra Shepherd provides an overview of what to expect when hiking The Pekoe Trail in Sri Lanka. Disclosure: Some of the links below and banners are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. “You can’t buy happiness but you can buy...

Beauty & The Beast pantomime in Newcastle

“It's an absolute pleasure to come back and make people laugh like that tonight. The mams, the dads, the grannies and grandas and the kids are rolling around the floor laughing. There's no better feeling in the world," said Charlie Richmond who plays Daveed Granola.

First Nations in Yukon, Canada

“I don’t consider myself an elder but I’ve seen a temperature change of about 20°F in my lifetime. I remember when I was a child it was regularly -65°F [-53°C],” recalls Harold Johnson at Kwäday Dän Kenji – the Long Ago Peoples Place – of winters in the Yukon.