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You bite into the burger you’ve heard so much about. A burger made for left-handed people like you. It tastes marvellous! It tastes miraculous! It tastes… the same. Burger King won April Fools’ Day in 1998 with their left-handed whopper hoax. Indulge in delicious mischief.
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Tap-tap-tap – that familiar sound of fingers striking a keyboard. Your love of Sans-Serif font is a guilty pleasure, The Guardian’s 1977 San Serriffe tropical Island April Fool is another. Why not celebrate silliness and get lost in a beautiful world of typeface.
If you ever find yourself washing a lion, do not keep calm and carry on. An April Fools’ prank in 1856 invited people to watch exactly that spectacle at the Tower of London. Pay tribute to historic pranksters with this collection of classic London souvenirs and lion art.
Day 136: Still no sight of the monster. Have spent the last few weeks camping as close as possible to Loch Ness. I am in full-blown camo gear, painted face and everything, just to make sure it doesn’t spot me. I first saw the Loch Ness Monster 25 years ago, during our yearly summer holiday to the Scottish Highlands. Nessie appeared whilst we were on a boat ride. My brother still claims not to remember.Day 137: Another dark evening, night goggles on. Something’s moving in the water. It’s large. I shout out: “Nessie, Nessie!” Rush down to the water’s edge. Disappointed again, it’s just driftwood.
The Jovian-Plutonian gravitational effect- surely you’ve heard of it? When Pluto passes behind Jupiter and Earth’s gravity is reduced for a moment. Still not ringing any bells? Well in 1976, many people called into local radio stations claiming to be floating about their homes because of it. Shame it was an elaborate April Fools’ Day hoax put on by BBC2 and their eccentric astronomer Patrick Moore. Experience a little otherworldliness and be inspired by the wonder of outer space with this good-looking collection.
Take a bite through crisp chocolate shell into rich, creamy nougat. This Easter, why not go gourmet and create your own chocolate treats? Mould homemade truffles and lightly cover with cocoa powder to finish. At this time of year there’s no such thing as overindulgence.
The smell of freshly baked cake wafts through the kitchen. You take a bite into the warm sponge – just as quality control, of course. Homemade cakes always taste better, so bake something beautiful this Easter, whether it’s a showstopping Simnel or cupcakes for the kids.
Delicate pastel shades fill your conscience. Washed out teal combined with freshly laundered white cotton bedecks the Easter table. Porcelain rabbits are dotted about the house, suggesting the promise of sweet treats. Embrace cute, rustic décor for a happy Easter.
Mountains of coloured card and pastel ribbons are scattered across the kitchen table. Pritt Stick in hand, your little darlings sprinkle glitter without a care in the world. Encourage them to make their own gifts this Easter – you’re sure to cherish them for years to come.
The stillness of the bright blue sky doesn’t capture the palpable excitement. Armed with mini-baskets, the little ones leave their bright Easter trees behind in favour of an egg hunt. Treat them to sweet chocolates and bunny shaped fun for under £10 this Easter weekend.
The kitchen is strewn with homemade gingham bunting. Delicious smells waft from the oven as you await your Easter Sunday guests. Who says the little ones should have all the fun? Think cute florals and pastel shades under £10 for a grown-up and affordable take on Easter.
The sun shines on the patio table groaning with an assortment of delicious pastries, homemade jams and freshly squeezed juices. A checked tablecloth and some pretty posies provide the perfect finishing touch. Why not celebrate spring with an alfresco brunch this weekend?
Sprinting round the lawn in a sugar-fuelled frenzy, the kids are having the time of their life. The arrival of warmer weather’s definitely worth celebrating, so soak up the first rays of sunshine with family. With bunting, games and a picnic – greet spring the right way.
She’s never been one for clinical minimalism, preferring eye-catching patterns in warm, nostalgic shades of orange and brown. Now that spring’s here and the Seventies trend is in full swing, channel her bold approach to interiors with simple, stylised floral patterns.
Cheerful chirps and tweets fill the crisp, early morning air. Wrens, blackbirds and skylarks fly overhead. In your quilted green jacket you blend seamlessly into the background. State-of-the-art binoculars help you spot even the rarest birds in their natural habitat.
In a dark room a screen glows. It’s midnight, but he continues to tinker with his obsession. Beeps and bleeps sound off intermittently. The Raspberry Pi is like DIY for the computer obsessed. Whether you’re building a super-computer or learning code, enter the life of Pi.
The glint of sun on glass. Row upon row of flowers and spring greens shooting up. Nurture even the most delicate of plants in a greenhouse that’s pleasantly warm all year round. With power tools and panes, construct your own and feel the satisfaction of a job well done.
Balanced on the edge of the half pipe, the adrenaline pumps through your veins. Decked out in baggy jeans, canvas shoes and forest green helmet, you pull off a perfect kickflip. A combination of laid-back street style and punk, you’re the definition of skater cool.
Shards of ice blue crystal. Quartz glistens in the sun as you examine the minerals and rocks you’ve collected. With your hammer in hand as you ramble across scraggy cliffs, get more from the great outdoors with amateur geology. Learn about the world beneath your feet.