Monthly Archives: July 2013

Lady Jane Grey

As Daniel pointed out yesterday, its a bit odd that our last surviving chicken is named Lady Jane Grey. It was just because she’s…erm…grey. Poor old Lady Jane Grey, Queen for 9 days. Head chopped off. I love this pithy … Continue reading

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Photography: fragile land

click for image I had to post this link before I lose it again. I ordered a print a couple of years ago but have had a hard time finding the website again. I find Professor John Farrar’s photographs mesmerising.

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by the canal

A great, naturally air-conditioned bike-ride on the towpath between Lanaye and Kanne. This part of the Liège to Antwerp “Albert” Canal  (the Tranchée de Caster) was dynamited through a hill in 1930.  They could’ve gone the easy way round by Maastricht … Continue reading

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phew! Summer!

 

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