Voor de Nederlandse versie van dit artikel klik hier. Quite some years ago, when I started to read about the history of Great Britain because I realised I loved that country, I often saw King Arthur's name in the books that I read. And he caught my attention. Who was this king and why did… Lees verder King Arthur in the South of England
Happy Birthday Mary!
Voor de Nederlandse versie van dit verhaal klik hier ‘The carpenter's daughter has won a name for herself , and has deserved to win it. ’ - Charles Dickens, 1865 On the 21st of May 1799 Mary Anning was born. Who? Mary Anning ... Most people won't know her name. But people who collect fossils… Lees verder Happy Birthday Mary!
St George’s Day, about dragons and dinosaurs. How mythology became paleontology.
Voor de Nederlandse versie van dit verhaal klik hier. April 23rd is St George’s Day in England. The feast day (and in this case also the day of death) of Saint Saint George. The English are more English this day than you can imagine. Everywhere the English flag with the St George’s Cross can be… Lees verder St George’s Day, about dragons and dinosaurs. How mythology became paleontology.
The White Cliffs of Dover
Nederlandse versie van dit artikel door hier te klikken There'll be bluebirds over The white cliffs of Dover Tomorrow Just you wait and see There'll be love and laughter And peace ever after Tomorrow When the world is free This is how Vera Lynn sang about the White Cliffs of Dover during the Second World… Lees verder The White Cliffs of Dover
Quartz from the British Isles, geology and history.
Nederlandse versie van dit artikel door hier te klikken Quartz is one of the most common minerals on the British Isles. It is a component of many rock types and can be found as beautiful crystal clusters. In addition, it plays a very important role in the history and folklore of the British Isles. Quartz… Lees verder Quartz from the British Isles, geology and history.