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"Forest Nymphs have been known to carry newly born children in sacks made of old clothes on their backs. Stripped of everthing apart from the occasional rag and rucksack they fight off predators and travel with the village." - Romeo Russian

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Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem

Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem pub, Nottingham by Laura VW, via Flickr Not technically a travel destination, given that I live in Notts, but I haven't yet visited Britain's oldest pub.

from mirror

Room at the Inn? Top 10 British pub bed and breakfasts

The Ebrington Arms in Gloucestershire. Nobody knows exactly when The Ebrington Arms was built but most guesses are around 1640. The building was thought to originally be a a large dwelling or farmhouse but the building has spent most of its life as a public house. Whatever its origins it’s definitely always been the hub of village life, set in stunning countryside by the village green of Erbington.


Place for trade... I really wanna trap villagers in something like this so they don't move around so much

from Etsy

Steampunk Fairy Door Pixie Portal in Green

Steampunk Fairy Door Pixie Portal in Green by Claybykim on Etsy,


"NO!" The scream that erupted from her lips was unlike anything he'd ever heard before. He grabbed her and hauled her away but she was still sobbing, still screaming, still straining towards the limp corpse of her brother.


sing-a-song-o-sixpence: Lytes Cary Manor House by Big G1948 on Flickr.


In Easter 1914 Walter Runciman, a Cabinet minister, visited strife-ridden Ireland. There he had a close encounter with an Irishmen who was willing to fight Britain because he was a patriotic British citizen. A paradox? Join us as we explore this intriguing period.


The village 'bobby'. London's reorganized police force went on duty in 1829. British Home Secretary Sir Robert Peel introduced the legislation establishing the new police force, hence the popular nickname for London police, "bobbies" or "Peelers". We always used to see the Bobby on his bike when I was young.