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    The Malaysian House inside the Rainforest Biome, Eden Project

    The air is thick with tropical humidity.  I take a deep breath; it tastes of earth; green and warm.  The Cub scampers ahead of us through the jungle, past great towering plants, her hair curling in the damp air.  I can hear a waterfall nearby somewhere, but the lush foliage is too dense to see it.

  • Just off the south coast of the westernmost tip of Cornwall lies the tiny island of St Michael’s Mount.  You’ve probably heard of its doppelgänger, Mont St. Michel in France, and…

  • Imagine what it must be like to discover something lost to living memory. Rather like Mary Lennox stumbling across her secret garden in Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic, the Lost Gardens…

  • As a native of Devon, it pains me somewhat to have to admit that I do quite like Cornwall.  Traditional Westcountry rivalry aside, we have visited Fowey for the last…