A group of extinct Irish elk from the Ice Age – part of a series of models of extinct animals created by sculptor and fossil expert Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins and Professor Richard Owen, founder of the Natural History Museum, in the 1850s for the park surrounding the reconstructed 86 more words
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Hyde Park, created in 1536 by Henry Vill for hunting, is one of the largest parks in London, and one of the Royal Parks of London. 80 more words
This post began as a kind of experiment.
At one point it looked as though it might not end well, but we’ll come to that. 2,056 more words
Lots of meat, without the maths that makes it hard to swallow.
When I was preparing to apply to become a chartered member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, a mentor – I think as a warning against complacency – challenged me that I should be reading at least… 401 more words