Great bursts of wind rattle the straps on my rucksack. Rain pelts against the clean sleeves of my shell jacket and drips over the front of my hood. It's cold, contrary to the heat wave of the last few months, so my hands withdraw from the freezing chill to the lukewarm conditions inside my pockets. ... This is only day one.
One Big Playground: Walking the Perimeter of Portland Post-Lockdown
Kite-surfers dance across the horizon at Portland's entrance like they are swinging colourful flags of post-lockdown freedom. This is a giant adventure playground - but not everything is open. This was Portland, Dorset, in summer 2020, between the lockdowns.
Portland: What’s Open, What’s Not
Portland in Dorset, UK, is a tied island at the southernmost tip of the Jurassic Coast. It's a haven for outdoor activity that's surrounded by striking cliffs and beautiful but often rough seas. As the COVID-19 lockdown eases, let's take a look at what's open this month.
Things to do in Hemel Hempstead
It looks like it might be a while before we are allowed to travel abroad. However, all signs are pointing towards the lockdown coming to a gradual end. When it is safe to do so, here's a guide to help you explore a little more locally.