Ben Nevis (Photo credit: Thincat [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)

Britain’s tallest mountain has just GROWN. Here’s why…

Ben Nevis is the UK’s highest mountain and has just grown a metre taller – but don’t worry, it’s not down to a volcano exploding or an earthquake shifting the earth. It’s down to technology. Experts at the Ordnance Survey (OS), the country’s mapping agency, recently climbed to the top of the mountain and used the latest GPS equipment to resurvey the mountain. And the new official height is 1,345m and not 1,344m. The Scottish mountain was last surveyed in…

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Guide to taking photos at music festivals with stunning photos of music stars

Going to a music festival or a gig? Want to know how to take great photos to capture that special moment? Read these brilliant tips of a professional photographer who takes pictures of some of the world’s biggest music stars and has been to more than 100 festivals. He knows what he’s talking about and his photos prove it. From heavy metal band Metallica at the 2014 Glastonbury Festival to Lady Gaga in Carlisle, Gary Stafford has photographed some of the…

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Summer holiday essentials: 5 musts

It’s that time of year when the sun is hopefully shining and we’re thinking about summer holidays. But what should we take with us? Here’s our list of 5 musts: 1. Waterproof case for your iPad, Kindle or tablet Protect your tech baby from water, dirt and dust. There are plenty of cases available and they don’t cost much – especially given the risk to your device: > for iPad/10″ tablet > iPad Mini or other 7″ or 8″ tablets > Waterproof…

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