Vinyl is not dead! From reggae in Iceland to a backstreet in Malvern, readers pick their favourite independent record shops, where you’re encouraged to listen, learn and love all music Spillers, Cardiff Founded in 1894, Spillers claims to be the oldest record shop in the world. For locals, it is a legendary store, and even […]
One long-ago day around 3200 B.C., the farmers and herdsmen on Scotland’s remote Orkney Islands decided to build something big… They had Stone Age technology, but their vision was millennia ahead of their time. Five thousand years ago the ancient inhabitants of Orkney—a fertile, green archipelago off the northern tip of modern-day Scotland—erected a complex of […]
Ireland’s long history is riddled with ancient mythology and folklore. Ireland’s ancient societies, the Druids and the Celtics, believed in the power of magic and many of these beliefs spread to modern day legends told again and again across the country. Stories of warriors with all the knowledge of the world, fairies playing pranks on farm […]
Oregon has only one national park but is by no means lacking in scenery. With 360 miles of public beach, gorges, wild rivers, forested peaks and fossil-rich desert, the state is packed with natural wonders Crater Lake national park Today, Crater Lake national park in western Oregon is known for having one of the deepest, […]
Ingredients: 2 large Fluffy baking potatoes 2 tsp oil 1 x 175g skinless salmon fillet, cut into 2 cm cubes 50g mange tout, halved 1 tsp Cajun seasoning 6 tbsp low fat crème fraîche
The secluded beauty of wild swimming in the UK makes for the perfect alfresco dip – and you’re never too far away from great campsites, castles, gardens, pubs and restaurants either Taking the plunge … the UK’s wild swimming spots are worth making a splash over.
London’s top coffee shops, as tipped by Guardian readers. Feed your caffeine addiction at these capital city highlights Full of beans … the Attendant, Fitzrovia, central London.
Readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific concepts The Duke of Wellington in command at the Battle of Waterloo. Never mind the first world war and D-day, how will we commemorate the bicentenary of the battle of Waterloo (18 June 2015)? Presumably we join with the […]
With romantic locations under the stars, Europe’s outdoor cinemas evoke the magic of the silver screen Sala Montjuïc, Barcelona Winning tip: Sala Montjuïc, Barcelona The Sala Montjuïc is an open-air cinema festival that takes place each summer in the gardens of Barcelona’s Montjuïc Castle. There’s a mix of classics and new films. Last year I […]
Pepper Jack Potatoes Recipe Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Yield: Serves 4. You can use either russets or Yukon gold for this dish. The russets are trickier to keep from overcooking, the Yukons hold their shape easier. If you end up overcooking the potatoes, you can mash them for pepperjack mashed potatoes.