/ 19 February 2024

Seeing rainforests in a new light, a surprise party bust, and novelty hot cross buns…

UK nature guide David Atthowe has discovered that taking an ultraviolet torch with him on his outdoor adventures can lead to some magic. He’s using it to show off Welsh rainforest and rockpool sites that are teeming with biofluorescent animals and plants. It’s like a real-life Pandora

If you’ve ever had a surprise party mishap, spare a thought for BBC presenter Kawser Quamer who accidentally revealed the plans for her niece’s surprise birthday party during an on-air chat on Friday. She’d better rock up with a really big gift…

Look away now, hot cross bun purists… A bunch of ‘hybrid’ hot cross buns have been popping up on shelves ahead of Easter. Vegemite, Barbecue Shapes, Biscoff, and Iced VoVo versions are floating about – and this guide breaks down which ones are worth a go.

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