Interesting things



Links worth looking at.

Stunning photography, lovely letterpress, gorgeous artists books (yes, I may be responsible for some of this …)

‘CouchSurfing is a worldwide network for making connections between travelers and the local communities they visit.’

The Guide Istanbul, probably the best English Language resource for both visitors and residents alike.

Over 400 sites open to the public; 11 million visitors each year – English Heritage makes history come to life for a lot of people!

More than 14 million people visit their  pay for entry properties, while an estimated 50 million visit  open air properties: National Trust is another organisation making great places available to everyone.

  • The Man in Seat Sixty-One

THE site to visit if you want to get from A to B by train or ship. This is a fantastic site that all travellers should poke around.

‘With over 10,000 pages of walking information, including many walk descriptions, “Walking Britain” is dedicated to the footpaths that cross the landscape.’ Brilliant.

If you are travelling in the UK, this is the way to find out how you get from A to B by public transport.

A blog after our own hearts (well, maybe not Steve’s – he likes difficult things!). Taking the attitude that hiking doesn’t always have to be a slog. Great suggestions.

There are plenty of woodworking blogs out there. This is one of the best.

For those of us who prefer our home education facts with facts rather than just anecdote.

A fantastic resource for those of us who are looking for homeschool advice and content that is secular. There is a forum, blogroll, articles and a curriculum list.


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