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The Lanhydrock Atlas – a window into seventeenth century Cornwall

I don’t expect lots of people are as enthused with this book as I am, but for anyone with an interest in Cornwall, landscape history, history and archaeology generally, and maps (old maps especially) (me, for instance), this book is … Continue reading

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DIY DNA extraction, Royal Society, and maps.

The Royal Institution has a laboratory facility for children in their basement, designed for schools to bring their children along to get on with some serious science. This evening they had a members’ event, Science live @ the L’Oreal Young … Continue reading

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Satnavs, maps, and Studley Royal

I was once driving someone somewhere, and they were so persistent that I should use their satnav, that notwithstanding my knowing the way, I did. We came to a t-junction where I knew I had to turn left, the sat … Continue reading

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