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Neighbourhood watch: Tonbridge

November 21, 2014 admin No comments

Neighbourhood watch: Tonbridge Tonbridge Castle (Pic: supplied) Metro moves south east to a commuter town that’s finally holding its own, by Andrea Dean Setting the scene Tonbridge is perched on the River Medway, halfway between central London and the coast, and four miles north of Tunbridge Wells. Comparisons are often made between the two towns, with Tonbridge regarded as slightly scruffier and less stuffy. Fast becoming a highly desirable place to live, it boasts a long history, a 900-year-old castle and excellent schools. These include fee-paying Tonbridge School, founded in 1553, and three grammars: The Judd, Tonbridge Grammar and Weald of Kent. Snooping […] Read more →

Can this daredevil ferret make the leap?

November 21, 2014 admin No comments

Can this daredevil ferret make the leap? He visualised the landing zone and even practised his technique. But this intrepid ferret still managed to make a real hash of his leap from the table to the ironing board. Not only did this wannabe Evil Knievel miss his goal – he missed it by miles, landing heavily on the kitchen floor, much to his owner’s amusement. We shouldn’t laugh at animal jump fails, but how can you not? Here’s a selection of some of the funniest: Waffles the cat made the now infamous mistake of trying to jump off an icy car roof: This penguin really made a meal out […] Read more →

Asda launches premium new clothing range and it’s pretty damn awesome

October 24, 2014 admin No comments

Asda launches premium new clothing range and it’s pretty damn awesome But seriously, this jumpsuit <3 (Picture: George at Asda) George at Asda have just launched a glossy new premium collection and boy, is it sassy. As in, it looks a bit like River Island or Topshop or something. The new supermarket range is higher end than the budget pieces we’ve come to expect – and is full of AW14 fashion classics, mostly superstar jumpsuits. But guys, don’t worry it’s still pretty damn cheap, with dresses and oversized shirts costing between £14 and £30 and accessories starting at £4. Just think how comfy this cardigan would be on hangover days (Picture: […] Read more →

Pictures: Iconic landmarks turn pink to support Breast Cancer Campaign

October 23, 2014 admin No comments

Pictures: Iconic landmarks turn pink to support Breast Cancer Campaign London Marriott Hotel County Hall. Photo by Joe Pepler/REX Last night Iconic landmarks turn pink to support Breast Cancer Campaign. About 6.30pm, as it got dark, a number of buildings and landmarks across the UK were lit up in pink lights to remind the nation to support research into breast cancer. If you’d like to support remember to wear pink tomorrow. That’s the 24th October 2014.For more info access Wear in Pink . Read more →

Join a white-tailed eagle as it soars over some of Paris’ most historic sites

October 22, 2014 admin No comments

Join a white-tailed eagle as it soars over some of Paris’ most historic sites Join an eagle as it soars across Paris in this amazing new video. Handler Jacques Olivier Travers, who is head of the not-for-profit organisation FREEDOM, is hoping to re-introduce the white-tailed eagle to its natural habitat in the French and Swiss Alps. And in this amazing clip from the project, which is sponsored by Columbia Sportswear, the white-tail – which has been extinct in France for more than half a century – flies from the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris over the river Seine and down into the Trocadéro Gardens with a mounted Sony Action Cam capturing some incredible footage along the […] Read more →

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