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Paul Miles man on a boat

Life on a canal boat - Part III

Paul Miles

19th June, 2009

In the final instalment from Britain’s historic waterways, the Ecologist’s narrowboat correspondent finds a literal and metaphorical light at the end of the tunnel on the Grand Union canal more...
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Life on a canal boat - Part II

Paul Miles

1st June, 2009

In the second communiqué from the canals of Britain, a narrowboat newbie finds the pace of life slowing to the speed of the water, offering time for reflection and a deeper appreciation of the great outdoors more...
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Going with the flow

Eifon Rees

1st May, 2009

Financial slowdown? What about a holiday to match? Eifion Rees ditches the nine-to-five in favour of a stress-busting canoe trip down the river Thames. more...
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Life on a canal boat - Part I

Paul Miles

1st May, 2009

In the first of a three-part series, a repentant travel writer trades in his longhaul flights and luxury holidays for three months living on a narrowboat



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DIY Christmas

Matilda Lee and Laura Sevier

17th December, 2008

Eschew those store-bought baubles and pricey trinkets — get into the holiday spirit with all things homemade. By Matilda Lee and Laura Sevier more...
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Can flying ever be green?

Mark Anslow

24th July, 2008

Soaring fuel prices and stratospheric carbon emissions bode ill for the aviation industry. Is flying beyond redemption? Mark Anslow tries some blue-sky thinking more...
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Brits holiday closer to home

News

29th August, 2007

Britons are increasingly choosing healthy holidays in the UK, according to recent surveys more...
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Eco-home ruled a danger to dormice

News

30th July, 2007

The Roundhouse, an eco-home in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, faces demolition after an ecological survey concluded that it threatened biodiversity. more...

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