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Thursday 16th July 1846

“Met George Walker, a very old acquaintance of mine whom I have known about 16 years and whom I have not seen for above two years, since which he has grown amazingly tall.

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the branch of physics that deals with the deformation and flow of matter, especially the non-Newtonian flow of liquids and the plastic flow of solids.


By Hand and Eye: The New Website

Here are two of the most important tools in my shop, other than my hands and eyes.  The uses of a compass extend far beyond striking circles.   195 more words

The black comedian who quietly shattered racial barriers

“The funniest man I ever saw – and the saddest man I ever knew.” W.C. FIELDS

Born in the Bahamas in 1874, Bert Williams moved with his family to California, where he began performing in minstrel shows after graduating high school. 116 more words


Puzzled by Angry Speech. (10) _R_S_W_R_D_

If you get today’s blog title, then you will have guessed what this post is about. Today I am celebrating the publication of the first crossword puzzle, which was printed in the newspaper ‘New York World’ in 1913. 832 more words

British Isles

Make A Sector

Jim Tolpin and George Walker’s book By Hand and Eye has been a book I have carried everywhere for the last few months. Some of the Instagram folks have even called it “wizardry” and I have to agree. 499 more words


England Wallpaper HD – Animondos –

England Wallpaper HD (2560 x 1600) starring Elizabeth Wellesley and George Walker with their folk costumes at the Big Ben.