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Alternative Christmas jumpers from around Europe

Alternative Christmas jumpers from around Europe

Are you wearing a Christmas jumper today? If not, then it’s more than likely you’ll be cajoled into it shortly, for Christmas jumpers have become a bit of a “thing” in recent years.

Heddal stave church: Norway’s biggest wooden church

You know when someone over the age of 30 says something like “Cor, they don’t make them like that any more!”? Well, show them a photo of a stave church and that’s likely to be just the reaction you’ll get from them – because they really don’t make churches like that any more…

7 facts you might not know about coffee

7 facts you might not know about coffee

Around the world, coffee production provides a livelihood for 25 million people. For them, coffee is a reason to get up in the morning while, for everyone else, it’s the reason they can get up in the morning. Over two billion cups of coffee are drunk every single day, which raises the question of how the other five billion people manage to get anything done.

Scents to help you recreate your holiday

Scents to help you recreate your holiday

When I come back from a holiday, I try my hardest to recreate as much of it as I can. I rustle up the food, I drink the appropriate beverages, and I snack on the 22 bags of Lays and Cheetos (crisps) I’ve brought back. I might even listen to some local music. Now I’ve discovered it’s possible to smell like my holiday too! Take a look at the examples below for some inspiration. Sadly, I’ve not managed to smell them all personally…