The first double-crostic puzzle was published in the Saturday Review in 1934. It was created by Elizabeth Kingsley . Creator Elizabeth Kingsley was born in 1871 in Brooklyn. She attended Wellesley College, which was a private women’s liberal arts college located west of Boston in Wellesley, Massachusetts. She was working as a teacher in 1933 when she attended a Wellesley… More The first double-crostic puzzle
The sun is shining, so it’s time to get outside. Yes, it’s hard to get motivated to go walking when the weather is bad. But now that summer is here there is no excuse to stay inside. Time to brush off the cobwebs and get moving. Walking is one of the easiest and cheapest ways… More Why take a self guided treasure hunt?
If you want to get more out of your next city break, go on a treasure hunt. Why a treasure hunt, and not a guided walk, you may ask. A guided walk will point out interesting features but a heritage-based treasure hunt has so much more to offer. It is a walk through history while solving… More Get more out of your city break
Annual celebration Credit for the annual celebration is usually attributed to Mrs Sonora Dodd. Mrs. Dodd’s mother had died during childbirth, leaving her father, William Jackson Smart, to raise his five sons and daughter on his own. In 1910, she attended a Mother’s Day church service and decided that her father had made just as much… More Celebrate Father’s Day
This year help your dad to release his inner Indiana Jones by taking him on a Treasure Hunts In London adventure. Father’s Day Treasure Hunt Taking place on Sunday 18th June 2017, this is an afternoon exploring the area around Piccadilly followed by drinks in a Listed building. The theme of this heritage hunt is Naughty or Nice… More Treasure Hunt on Father’s Day
The UK has been rocked by the third terror attack in the space of three months. On the same weekend as thousands of people head to Manchester for a tribute concert to remember those killed there during the 22 May attack, London was hit by another attack. Previous attacks Whenever I hear the appalling news that another… More My city under attack
Abandoned buildings can be transformed by a few sprays of paint. The makeshift canvas, tagged by its author reveals a beautiful mural to the world…..until it is painted over and a mundane white wall restored; awaiting the process to begin again. But it doesn’t have to be transient. Sara Cochran said in a CNN report “Banksy came from the streets and now… More Discover London Street Art