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Moondial by Hellen Cresswell

“What happens to time when the moon shines on a sundial?”

Araminta Cane, Minty for short, has always had something of a sixth sense. A cold spot in the hall, a figure at the end of the bed, these are common occurrences for Minty and they’ve come to be comfortingly familiar.

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Book Reviews

An Ode to Ancient Pundits: Sundials

Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Hindu temple dedicated to the Sun God Surya. The temple was considered as a chariot for the Sun God, who is often seen in pictures riding a chariot led by seven horses or one horse with seven heads. 459 more words


Making a dial on Crosby beach

So we arrived at 10 am with the tide well out and selected a Gormley man on a patch of damp flat sand. David Brown had done all the calculations and made up pre – marked measuring sticks so that the hour marks could be measured as points along the east west axis, then up or down the north south axis. 82 more words

My Travels

Riverside Welcome Plaza

Location:  Riverside Welcome Plaza, NW Vivion Road and NW Gateway Avenue, Riverside, MO

Found:  April 14, 2015

The Riverside Welcome Plaza is located on the southwest quadrant of the intersection of Vivion Road and Gateway Avenue in Riverside.   97 more words


Excercise 1.11 - Stillness & Movement

I have really struggled to complete this exercise this week. Due to family matters I haven’t been able to spend as much time exploring as I would have liked. 699 more words

Part 1

Castle of Trevarez: Castle and Formal Gardens

The castle of Trevarez near Chateauneuf du Faou in northern Brittany, France, is one of the last great castles built in France. Construction began in 1892 for a French politician and brought together all the faste and excess of the Belle Epoque, frescoes, carvings, marble, mosaics, ornate panels and fireplaces. 182 more words