5 Eerie abandoned places frozen in time

What is it about abandoned places which rouses in us such mixed feelings of curiosity and fear? Perhaps it’s that things being left mid-use reminds us of our own mortality, that we, ourselves, at any time, could lose the life within us and be left to rot, too. Whatever it is that draws us to…

Seriously extreme waterslides you won’t believe!

Seriously Extreme Waterslides You Won’t Believe! No one with an ounce of fun in their bodies would argue against the awesomeness of water slides. Yes, water parks are usually teeming with near-naked bodies which are usually disturbingly close to the ‘every branch of the ugly tree’ end of the spectrum, and the ratio of ride time to queue time…

Family holidays: what are the options if you’re not rolling in it?

Taking the kids abroad on holiday is the sort of courageous act worthy of military decoration. Conquering the mighty foes of boredom, exhaustion, excitement and risk in the name of keeping oneself and one’s family safe, happy and sane, is no mean feat. I stand in awe of those who sacrificed a chunk of their annual salary and leave…