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Winter Lights Festival

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Back in the heady throes of winter, some of the world’s finest sculptors, structures and installations set up camp over at Canary Wharf and treated visitors to an array of vibrant, illuminating art pieces. The event, quite aptly, was named the Winter Lights Festival, and it offered up some truly breathtaking sights. Be they interactive, pieces of performance art or innovative visual spectacles, the showcases …

To Mum, Love Wowcher

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Every Mother/child relationship is different. Some are best friends – think Lorelei and Rory – and some are best on separate continents – think Courtney Love and Frances Bean. The Spice Girls loved theirs so much they dedicated a whole song to them. Freddie Mercury trusted his mama enough he confessed to her he killed a man, by putting a gun against his head and …

The Anti-Lent Guide

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If you’ve always treated Lent as a second attempt at your New Year’s resolutions (including your yearly effort to stop consuming your weekly allowance of chocolate-based calories during one Netflix binge) then it might be time to give up the good fight. In a world with Trump, Brexit and no Bowie, maybe 2017 should be the year of being kind to ourselves. And what better …

Wowcher’s Guide to Skiing in Bulgaria

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If you’re keeping a close eye on those purse strings but don’t want to miss out on a snowy getaway this year, we’ve got just the ticket. Forget those swanky ‘Val de whatsitsname’ ski resorts in the Alps, because it’s all about skiing in Bulgaria these days. Don’t believe us? Well, how does one-quid pints, slap-up meals for a fiver and a top-notch après-ski scene …