Blogs

Apricot kernels pose risk of cyanide poisoning

05 March 2017
Eating more than three small raw apricot kernels, or less than half of one large kernel, in a serving can exceed safe levels accordin
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Switzerland in WW1

03 March 2017
Unlike WW2, there was no build up to WW1.  It happened suddenly.  People were enjoying their summer and within a few days the whol
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Hard to wild camp in California

01 March 2017
The US may be the land of the free but this does not apply as far as your motorhome is concerned. When I lived in Santa Barbara, California,
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Nestlé has not made Kit Kat healthier

01 December 2016
I noticed a tweet going around claiming that Kit Kat had got slightly healthier.  Curious about this I decided to investigate further a
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Iron Age settlers in Easter Ross revealed as intellectual leaders

18 November 2016
A new publication makes a compelling argument that the Picts of Northern Scotland offered a sequence of highly sophisticated responses to th
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Earthquake damage in Carpi, Italy

02 November 2016
There were two major earthquakes in Emiglia Romagna on 20 May 2012 and 29 May 2012 which caused 27 deaths and widespread damage. You can s
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GBP10m grant to preserve history

22 May 2016
Scotland’s towns, city centres and places of historic interest are set to benefit from a £10 million funding boost from Historic Environment
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Risk of Drowning

08 April 2016
Next to the canal where I am staying now there are these signs. For those that don't speak Italian, it says that there is a risk of drowning
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