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Remember That Time When the Mona Lisa Was Stolen?

For the first time in history, International Women’s Day is celebrated. Edward VII is on the throne as King of England and the race for the South Pole is well underway. The year is 1911, the same year in which Leonardo Da Vinci’s masterpiece, the Mona Lisa was stolen. On the 21st August 1911, the Mona …

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Cat’s Brain Long Barrow: Visiting a House of the Dead near Stonehenge

I roll the little piece of flint over once more in my hand. Chipped in places and cold to the touch, it’s hard to believe that this little piece of stone has lain undiscovered and buried under the dirt for over three and a half thousand years. That this teeny tiny piece of rock was …

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BURIED UNDER THE SAND & FORGOTTEN FOR A GENERATION: ST ENODOC’S CHURCH

This part of the world is ruled by the oceans. Its buildings and residents are at the mercy of the salty sea breeze and the weather such a location attracts. Here, rolling sand dunes overlook rough waves. A top 100 world famous golf course is located mere minutes away from the crashing sea below. And …

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GOUSSAINVILLE: A GHOST TOWN ON THE FRINGES OF PARIS

A sprawling mansion lies abandoned in the center of an unkempt field. There is little else around. You would never have guessed that you’re barely 20km from the outskirts of Paris. Well, that is if you ignore the never-ending sounds of overhead planes. Goussainville is a ghost town that time forgot and that the council …

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Missing Doctor Who Episodes: Searching for lost TV around the World!

Doctor Who may be one of the BBCs largest grossing TV show around the world, but this doesn’t mean that their storage facilities rival those of the Tardis! During the 1960s and 70s, episodes were regularly exterminated. 97 of these are still missing, or perhaps even lost forever. Only audio and video stills are all …

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THE WWI MILITARY BUNKER HIDING UNDER THE EIFFEL TOWER THAT’S NOW USED TO MAKE LUXURY FOOD…

Millions of visitors go up the Eiffel Tower annually. Even more walk past the south pillar at street level. But the south leg of the Eiffel Tower hides a particularly well-kept secret. Because for years it has housed a secret WWI military bunker. And indeed, it still does today… During the First World War, Paris …

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