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2015 in review

A Happy, Prosperous and Productive New Year to you all – thank you for coming, thank you for following, thank you for reading, and let’s look forward to 2016. The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for … Continue reading

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Blogwars – Howard Mitchelson (1779-1817)

Well now – the faint echo of a challenge whispers across the blogosphere this week.  The gentle laying down of a gauntlet.  Over on the British Library’s excellent Maps and Views blog, in her post Celebrating George III: the Map King … Continue reading

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A World Much Changed

A thought that occurred to me when I found myself (in the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences in Cambridge) standing next to the remains of a rhinoceros found in the nearby Fens. We think of our own modern world as … Continue reading

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Surfari

Plans to pick up the safari during Anne’s half-term week put into disarray by the realisation that there is an ABA Council meeting in the middle of it.  All that remains is a flying visit to Dublin to see our … Continue reading

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