Blog Roll

Got something interesting to say?  Informative?  Thought provoking?  Funny? Don’t keep it to yourself – join Never Mind The Bus Pass’ Blog Roll and let the world know what you’re thinking. Join here

Government aiming to transform primary care

On the 14 April, the Government and NHS England announced two programmes aiming to improve primary care. The first, the Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund, was in reality a re-launch. In October last year, GP practices were invited to bid for a &#

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Food Glorious Food in Brazil’s Fabulous Rio

A view of Ipanema (in the distance) from Pão de Açúcar. All photos: Brazilian pizza at Alessandro E Federico. The glorious beach at Ipanema. Açaí and acerola at Polis Sucos. My fabulous caipirinha at Barraca do Joel

Episode 34 – Featuring Andy Ellison & Derek Griffiths

Episode 34 had Andy Ellison from Johns Children & Derek&#

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67-Year-Old Kayaker Finishes Transatlantic Crossing

The community of New Smyrna Beach, Florida welcomed Aleksander “Olek” Doba with a salute of gun shots, when he appeared on the horizon in his yellow kayak, OLO.  He has now crossed the Atlantic twice, this time on the route between the farthest points situated on the shores of Europe and the United States. The salute&#

Everest: Now and Then, Again and Again

Climber and mountain guide Melissa Arnot has summited Everest five times. She is attempting two more summits in the 2014 season. She and Dave Morton co-founded The Juniper Fund. Everest is a beautiful and sacred place. Anyone would be hard pressed to disagree with that sentiment. Each season an international community pops up with a&#

How bad is Cameron’s ‘women problem’? FactCheck Q&A

David Cameron's been accused of having a "women problem". Does he? And have this morning's movements in the cabinet helped

Great trips by public transport

Description:  In celebration of English Tourism Week, we select some wonderful trips that connect public transport with great experiences. Leave the car at home and turn the journey into an adventure.

Review and video of Llwyn-y-Celyn YHA, Powys, Wales

Description:  Lucy Symons finds the YHA has undergone quite a renaissance and Llwyn-y-Celyn is no different - not a youth? Fancy a double room with en-suite? Prefer a duvet to sleeping bag? Come on in!