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Jason Ondreicka  Vegan Tofu Turkey served for Christmas Dinner - Image ID: KP0167

Greg Balfour Evans Clubhouse and 18th Green, Sunningdale Golf Course, Sunningdale, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom - Image ID: H974DT

Walney Island, Cumbria, UK. 8th November 2019. UK Weather. After a cold, bright and sunny day, clouds gather in the West. Sunset view across the Irish Sea towards Walney Offshore Windfarm. Credit:greenburn/Alamy Live News. - Image ID: 2A8F92R

London, UK. 16 December, 2019. Clive Lewis, the Labour MP for Norwich South who is said to be considering standing as a Labour leadership candidate, walks outside the Palace of Westminster as Parliament resumes following the general election. Credit: Mark Kerrison/Alamy Live News - Image ID: 2AFHGRH

Matej Kastelic  Blonde caucasian woman sneezing while traveling by airplane. - Image ID: RJG5TG

Daisy-Daisy  Senior Man Doing Sudoku Puzzle At Home - Image ID: 2A7CE42

John Williams Pair of women’s driving glasses sitting on a car dashboard at night with defocused car headlights in the background - Image ID: F7F33X

London, UK. 25 November, 2019. A campaigner from Amnesty International UK's Children's Human Rights Network protests outside the Home Office to call on the British Government to stop selling children's rights. Currently, the Home Office charges £1,012 for citizenship applications, including for children living in poverty or local authority care, whilst the cost of processing an application is £372. Thousands of children with rights to British citizenship are prevented from claiming their rights due to excessive fees. Credit: Mark Kerrison/Alamy Live News - Image ID: 2AB6675

Digital Image Library  Charles Darwin (1809-1882). Portrait, unknown date. - Image ID: FKMNTG




Kay Roxby Ferguson Marine Port Glasgow Shipyard building the CalMac ferry MV Glen Sannox dual-fuel car and passenger ferry on the River Clyde, Scotland, UK - Image ID: M01DAN

HASPhotos Storage shelves in a UK Trussell Trust local church food bank warehouse showing baby food, toiletries, milk and nappies ready for food parcels - Image ID: T04WEC


Jeff Morgan  Officers handcuff and detain man on suspicion of selling forged tickets for FA Cup Final in Cardiff City Centre South Wales UK - Image ID: A5Y06C

Greg Balfour Evans Sheriff Court, Inverness Castle, Castle Hill, Inverness, Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom - Image ID: C4K6D7

Lenscap  Fray Bentos Classic Steak & Kidney Pie in a Tin with Can Opener, Fray Bentos was first formed around 1865 in Uruguay - Image ID: MTY5F0





Pilsen Stock Spirits Group dispatched liquors with genealogical tree and with new revenue stamps on October 1, 2012 in its factory in Pilsen, Czech Republic. After two weeks of partial prohibition full production of vodka, tuzemak and eggs liquor takes place. These are the top selling liquors of the Bozkov range with volume of alcohol around 37 percent. (CTK Photo/Petr Eret) - Image ID: CM4E3N


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a few images on a CultureTrip feature "Things To Do in London for Christmas" (found mine on a reverse search)  looking forward to the low $.





Goddard New Era 2A9A402 Carnaby Street Christmas Lights 2019 

Pictures Colour Library   BXTG10  London, Cologne Christmas Market On South Bank, And London Eye (Cropped)

jf pelletier  2A8YA5P Carnaby street, Project zero lights


Maxine Powell Marylebone High Street is beautiful in winter and great for Christmas shopping  (can't find)

UrbanImages  H5K2BR   Dishoom restaurant in King's Cross is a homage to the Irani cafés that once flourished in Bombay.

Alena Kravchenko  RM7B76   People sitting outside S. Jones cafe on Erza Street

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Guardian Online

2AG0KF7 Ken Gillespie Photography  White-tailed Deer, Odocoileus virginianus, doe, in snow, Birds Hill Provincial Park, Manitoba, Canada
2AFM02X  Karel Bock  Eastern squirrel hidden in the tree crown
2AAR8XB  Urs Hauenstein  2 young male brown-throated three-toed sloths fighting each other hard over territory
2AE669K  Chetan Rangaraj  A pair of curious Hippos
2AFG5W2  Natalia Kuzmina  Northern crested caracara (Caracara cheriway) walking on the sand beach
2ADR2TH  Ivan Kuzmin  Snowy egrets (Egretta thula) fighting in tidal marsh

PA74YB Roger Garfield Festival goers at the 2018 Electric Castle Festival
HYRRY3 Martyn Williams Tide ebbing on an empty beach at Gibraltar Point on the Lincolnshire coast
B9HGFD NowRf Hareshaw lynn burn Bellingham Northumberland
2A2AH2A  Piotr Borkowski  Olsztyn (ger.: Allenstein), Warmian-mazurian province, Poland. Prosta street in the Old Town
2AB02HR  Terry Brooks Kenfig Pool Bridgend Tree Reflection at Sunset
RKN0JH agefotostock/Nils-Johan Norenlind  View from Taormina over the sea, Sicily
FFP77C Thierry Grun France, Gers (32), town of Lectoure on the way of Saint Jacques de Compostelle



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4 hours ago, Bryan said:

Times Online 21st



Sally Anderson  Front of Edinburgh Sheriff Court, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK with name sign at entrance gates - Image ID: PH6F9M

Many thanks for spotting that Bryan

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Amateur Gardening

21 DEC 2019 Issue

Front cover

Red poinsettia plant in vase isolated on white
Contributor: Alfio Scisetti / Alamy Stock Photo
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Amateur Gardening
7 DEC 2019 Issue
Front cover

Phalaenopsis orchids or known as Moth orchids
Contributor: Fir Mamat / Alamy Stock Photo
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WestJet Magazine

18 DEC 2019

50 Reasons to Travel in 2020



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The Orkney Islands, located off Scotland’s northeastern coast, are made up of 70 islands and islets, two-thirds of which are uninhabited. Take in the wildflowers and UNESCO sites on a hike or coastal walk, stroll the city of Kirkwall or enjoy a tour and tasting at a whisky distillery.


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Galway is set to flaunt its artsy side as the 2020 European Capital of Culture. The Irish city’s year-long program includes a sheep symposium with a food fair and tapestry exhibition, music and theatre festivals, and a mirror installation in an ancient bog.


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With 29 national parks, more than 50 wildlife refuges, eight biological reserves and a series of protected areas, Costa Rica, albeit small, comprises more than five per cent of the earth’s biodiversity and is a haven for curious eco-warriors.


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It’s all about bubbles in the city of Reims, the heart of France’s Champagne region. The area is full of vineyards, wine shops and historic sites to explore—and plenty of vintages to sip.


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British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest, a 6.4-million-hectare area that runs along the central and northern coasts of B.C., is the only place in the world where you can see white Kermode bears, a.k.a. Spirit Bears.

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*You’re welcome  Ed


Guardian Online

DBGBMR Frank Bach  Botanic garden in Cambridge
HE51AH  Angus McComiskey  Fishing village of Tarbert on Loch Fyne
MPN1H4  Westend61 GmbH/Kiko Jimenez  Azores, Sao Miguel, rear view of man looking at the Lagoa do Fogo
DG33DP  John Peter Photography  climbers on viewing point near Prekestolen (Preikestolen) at Lysefjorden near Stavanger Norway
K2ECR4 Nature Picture Library Sea stacks, Duncansby Head, John O Groats
DGP1B8  imageBROKER/ Martin Braito Hikers during the ascent to Monte Stivo
CC0C7R  Pierre Brye  Saint-Nectaire, Romanesque church, Auvergne
ARB7KJ  Jason O. Watson  Turaida Castle sits a top the Guaja River Valley near Sigulda Latvia


K8TNH0  Matt Limb  A beater with dog carrying a flag in the heather on a North Yorkshire grouse moor


Telegraph Online

CC55G1  David Chapman Blackbird; Turdus merula; male in Pyracantha bush
ERDAGY  Steve Taylor ARPS Accent planting of Euphorbia Wulfenii at the end of a long herbaceous border at Berkeley Castle
CWEGNG  Stocksolutions  An agricultural worker trimming the brush with a petrol strimmer



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Georgian Foods

Beer is often an accompaniment to khinkali (Credit: Kateryna Pavliuk/Alamy) TC1GJH

Some say khinkali originated in the rugged mountains to the north of Tbilisi (Credit: Vittoria/Alamy) M686A7

Georgia is seeing its visitor numbers boom, with half of all trips to Tbilisi (Credit: Yulia Babkina/Alamy) RYEC3G

Tekuna Gachechiladze is one of Georgia’s best-known chefs (Credit: Xinhua/Alamy) ERMFF0

Khinkali were made into portable half-moon shapes for soldiers (Credit: Pixel-shot/Alamy) T9XMGT

Each is almost the size of a tennis ball (Credit: Aleksey Suvorov/Alamy) too many


Country Life

The flooded Crypt of Winchester Cathedral. The Romanesque crypt with
Antony Gormley’s Sound II (1986) reflected in the water that regularly floods the space. ©Alamy Stepham Karg FPEDDG

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21/12/2019 Daily Mail (print)

Treehotel in the woods, Norrbotten County, Lapland. EZBD8B Patrice Hauser/hemis.fr

Black-a-Tor copse, oak woodland with green lichen and mosses, Dartmoor National Park. T0RA1X Phil Harland

Glamis Castle, childhood home of Queen Elizabeth, Angus, Scotland. DA5J1T Realy Easy Star/Giuseppe Masci

Panorama of Val Thorens by night, Alps mountains, France. JD2K3F Elisa Locci

James Bond Island, Phang-Nga Bay, Phuket, Thailand, GDEMRM Arco Images

Elephant enjoying retirement in a rescue sanctuary, Phuket, Thailand. M5PKFA Chris Miller

Roger Moore as James Bond in the Man With The Golden Gun 1974. RWDX1M Allstar Picture Library 

Pack of wild dogs in front of a safari jeep, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia. W29T74 Cindy Hopkins

Women in flamenco dresses, Jerez dela Frontera, Spain. F4RKEW Katya Kreder/Prisma

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