The Beatles attractions in Liverpool bring in visitors from all over the world, but how many have you seen and done? The city has so much to offer the casual Beatles fans as well as those who come from all over the world simply to tread in the footsteps of John, Paul, George and Ringo. And now there is even a new museum on Mathew Street - And those of us who live and work in the city should check the list out too. Sometimes it’s easy to forget what’s on your doorstep, but why not act like a Day Tripper and get visiting these attractions? The excitement around Paul McCartney's recent return to the Cavern shows there is still much love for the band in their home city. From Beatles tours to museums, from visits to their homes to trips to see the stages they played on - here is a selection of the fun and fascinating things you can visit in Liverpool. 1. Fab Four Taxi Tour Tick off a whole host of Beatles attractions in one go by whizzing round them on a black cab tours. Your … [Read more...] about Beatles bucket list: 30 Liverpool landmarks to visit
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1. Travel through time in Trinity CollegeThe Book of Kells wows, but every Dubliner knows the crown jewel in Trinity College is its Old Library — an 18th-century, oak-shelved long room that could have apparated straight from the pages of Harry Potter. A rare copy of the 1916 Proclamation and a 15th century harp that inspired the emblem of Ireland are just the start of its treasures. Afterwards, leap forward a few centuries to the Science Gallery, an art-meets-science space, the exhibitions of which are guaranteed to bend your brain (and the coffee is pretty good, too) — PÓC If you like that, try this: St Patrick’s Cathedral — the big interior is brilliantly counterpointed by smaller discoveries, like Dean Swift’s death mask. Details: tcd.ie (€11/€9); dublin.sciencegallery.com (free) 2. Feel the chill at Kilmainham Haunted by the ghosts of our past, Kilmainham Gaol will always be associated with the 1916 executions. But there are over a … [Read more...] about The Dublin Bucket List: 30 things to do in the city before you die
0 Post a comment Wednesday, 25 April 2018 - Local People by The Post @twitter.com/ThePostSeries [email protected] ONE more thing has been ticked off Becky Franklin’s bucket list after she completed the London Marathon on Sunday. Becky, from Trebarwith, completed the race in an impressive time of 5:07:02, bearing in mind she only began training after receiving her ballot place, having never really run before.She said the day was an emotional one and something she had never expected: “Lots of people have said that because it was the hottest London Marathon on record it was really tough, but I actually found it ok. I’ve never been athletic or particularly into sport, I only joined up as it was on my bucket list. I started training for the marathon after I received my ballot place so I was really pleased with my time of five hours!”Becky said she thinks the marathon was made easier for her because of where she lives. She said: “I think it is … [Read more...] about Another thing ticked off the bucket list!
PUBLISHED: 09:33 16 April 2018 | UPDATED: 09:33 16 April 2018 Harry Rutter Dan McGrath, 21, has been diagnosed with terminal cancer after being told it was just ‘acid reflux’ and plans to tick everything off his bucket list while he has the chance. PHOTO: Submitted Archant A 21-year-old dad was diagnosed with terminal cancer only days after being told it was probably acid reflux. Dan McGrath of Soham is now planning the time he has left with his wife Rebecca and their seven-month old baby. He has created a bucket list of things he wishes to do while he has the time left, which includes having a ride on a Harley Davidson motorbike as well as meeting his football idol, Steven Gerrard. Although he is currently being fed through a tube in Addenbrooke’s Hospital, his family are trying to raise as much money as they can to help him achieve everything on his list. A separate fund-raising page has also been setup to raise money “to prevent young people getting … [Read more...] about Terminally ill father from Soham plans to tick everything off his bucket list while he has the time
PUBLISHED: 12:07 13 April 2018 | UPDATED: 12:08 13 April 2018 Gemma Mitchell Gemma Edgar with husband Rob and boys Dylan nd Noah. Picture: STEVE ARGENT Archant An inspirational Colchester mother living with an incurable brain tumour has vowed to cross the finish line of the London Marathon for her son, who has battled a rare form of eye cancer. Gemma Edgar with son Noah after his surgery. Picture: GEMMA EDGAR Despite having monthly doses of chemotherapy which leave her feeling sick and exhausted, Gemma Edgar has continued to train three to four times a week in preparation for the race on April 22. The 32-year-old said completing the marathon was on her bucket list. Mrs Edgar was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour in October 2014, just eight weeks after the birth of her second son Noah. When Noah was 18 months old, he was diagnosed with retinoblastoma, a rare and aggressive form of eye cancer that affects babies and young children. Gemma Edgar training for the London … [Read more...] about Determined Gemma Edgar fighting brain tumour to tick London Marathon off bucket list