Posts Tagged ‘ The Observer ’

Will May 17th be the day?

Mar 29th, 2021 | By
image of Rhossili in Gower

Could it be that they are planning to say on the 5th that the May 17th date which was seen as the earliest day we could travel abroad is now to be pushed back into June or later?

How useful is it to be a UNESCO world heritage site?

Jun 10th, 2013 | By

Yesterday in The Observer Jamie Doward wrote an interesting story about preserving UNESCO World Heritage status in the face of development. In particular, one of the UNESCO advisory committees is asking them to place an area around our parliament in Westminster on its endangered list.

The Media and the Snow

Dec 19th, 2010 | By

As one who has been delayed quite substantially this year in my travels by February snow, April/May volcanic ash and snow twice this month (just in this country) let alone tube strikes, motorway pile-ups and roadworks, I got to thinking about how the snow has been treated by the media. Why? Because us travellers want and need information which changes quickly to reflect what is going on outside that will affect us. Do we get it? In a pig’s eye we do.