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Halloween Pumpkin

Haunting Halloween

All Hallows Eve, the very thought is delightfully sinister and shivery. Or at least it should be. Every year we live in hope of the odd spectral presence, something inexplicable…

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A Foodie Time of Year

When did all the foodies get together and decide late October, early November would be their time? Because at the moment it looks like there isn’t anywhere in Europe without…

River Isar in Munich

Best cities for Autumn breaks

Poor autumn, known for leaf-blowers, relentless drizzle and an unhealthy obsession with decorating. Last time anybody said anything good about the midway between summer and winter it was way back…

Edinburgh Hogmanay

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

Legend has it, Scotland got Hogmanay as compensation for bagpipes. The Great God of National Identity looked down, realised the Scots were condemned to an eternity of mournful dirges and…