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Commemorating Anzac Day 2015 in London

On 25 April 1915 troops from Britain, Australia, New Zealand and France made a pre-dawn amphibious landing on the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey. During the eight months of fierce fighting that followed, some 8,000 Australians and 2,000 New Zealanders lost their lives through combat, wounds or disease. This year marks the centenary of their brave […]

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5 trailblazing modern female explorers

International Women’s Day encourages us to stop, recognise and celebrate the many economic, political and social achievements accomplished by women. With this in mind, we thought we’d take a look at some trailblazing modern female explorers. While we all know who Amelia Earhart is, and that Sacagawea was the brains behind Lewis and Clark, there […]

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7 traditional British dishes that have (somehow) stood the test of time

When you think of British food it’s usually pork pies, bangers ‘n’ mash and fish and chips that come to mind. While these are popular and traditional British dishes, there are others that are far more interesting, historical or downright weird. You should definitely give theses seven British foods a try while you live in […]

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7 things to do in Wimbledon that don’t involve tennis

Wimbledon – or “SW19” – may have a reputation for its eponymous tennis tournament, but it’s also home to thousands of expats from South Africa, Australia, Poland, Sri Lanka and Ghana. That means an influx of family over the festive break – family who’ll no doubt need to be entertained. Here’s our pick of seven family-friendly things […]

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