This week’s Pic of the Week is of a quiet road filled with jacaranda trees in blossom in Pretoria, the administrative capital in the northern area of Gauteng, South Africa. The trees bloom spectacularly in a gorgeous lavender colour and usually flower from September through to November. http://gty.im/130830658
This week’s Pic of the Week is of the beautiful Ribblehead Viaduct, which forms part of the Settle-Carlisle railway route through Yorkshire and Cumbria. The line runs through some of the UK’s prettiest scenery, connecting local communities and offering travellers magnificent countryside and picturesque villages and towns, so it’s on our bucket list! The 400m-long [...]
After two months of doing a grand tour of the Scottish Islands and Northern coasts, it looks like 'Wally' the Arctic walrus has finally left for cooler waters. Affectionately named after the pink blubbered cartoon character, who was Woody Woodpecker's famous adversary, Wally first landed in Scottish waters on 8th March at North Ronaldsay, before [...]
http://gty.im/685015109 A fisherman in front of the skyscrapers of the Malabar Hills in Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India, Asia – Alex Robinson/Getty Images
The newest arrival to the Royal household arrived this week. Prince Louis Arthur Charles was born on Monday weighing in at 8lb 7oz becoming the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's third child. He is 5th in line to the throne just behind his two siblings George and Charlotte. His name honours Louis Mountbatten (uncle of [...]
http://gty.im/540272361 Kayaking excursion through the Philippines Front view of a kayak in a beautiful turquoise lagoon in the Philippines.
http://gty.im/814416102 This week’s Pic of the Week of a woolly-jumpered boy, leaping among daffodils overlooked by bare trees and the watery sunshine of early Spring, speaks to the sentiment of March and April in the northern hemisphere. Exuberant anticipation of what lies ahead, viewed in the reality of the present. The not quite, but almost. [...]
Monday 26th March marks the start of the Children's Book Fair in the beautiful city of Bologna, Italy. Running for 4 days, it is the leading showcase for the best of children's publishing from around the world. For those of you attending and exhibiting at this year's event enjoy the festivities! Embed from Getty Images
http://gty.im/518424013 Here people in Budapest are celebrating St Patrick's Day. A celebration that has become a worldwide event. We're looking forward to St Patrick's Day tomorrow! Do you have any plans?
http://gty.im/926046550 For those of us who have given up chocolate for lent, it seems to be around every corner, tempting us! Here we have chocolate Oscar statuettes, made by master chef Wolfgang Puck, and displayed during the 90th Annual Academy Awards Governors Ball on 1st March, in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)