Defy the cold to discover the nation’s loveliest natural landscapesTo my mind, a winter walk will always beat any other kind: the satisfying crunch of frosty grass underfoot, the sharp crack of ice as you traverse a frozen puddle, the sheer bliss of arriving home to a warm fire. In tribute to the unsung charms of the chilly season, the National Trust has compiled a list of its best winter trails.
All manner of retired toys, from threadbare teddies to china dolls with flowing locks of real hair, can be found crammed into the Lilliputian Pollock’s Toy Museum in Fitzrovia. However, it’s best known as the home of the toy theatre, and there’s an outstanding selection of framed examples on show, many of them produced by Benjamin Pollock, the 19th-century printer who devoted himself to making miniature replicas of West End productions.
Located in the thriving enclave of Chelsea’s Elystan Street, Villa Mamas is a new restaurant that specialises in Bahraini cooking. The cosy interiors are elegantly minimal, with wooden chairs and white walls brightened by a colourful suzani wall-hanging that nods to the restaurant’s cultural provenance. The menu is a tantalising mix of traditional Bahraini dishes, rich and laden with spices.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".