Dippy departed

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Several generations of schoolchildren have been introduced to natural history by Dippy the Dinosaur at the Natural History Museum, South Kensington. This diplodocus skeleton cast arrived at the museum in 1905, but was erected in the Hintze Hall near the … Continue reading

Benamahoma to El Bosque

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Benamahoma is one of the pretty mountain pueblos blancos of Andalucia. It is old, going back to Roman times and clings to the side of the mountains of the Sierra de Grazalema, beneath the Labradillo range. Goats graze, bells ringing on the grassy … Continue reading

Metamorphosis

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Not Kafka but Kings Cross. The Kings Cross St Pancras part of North London has become synonymous with redevelopment in recent years. St Pancras is now the international station for Eurostar and the whole complex has been restructured to include … Continue reading

Journey Through the Pinsapar

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It was tempting fate. Only two days after the most enormous storm, to go up into the mountains, to the rainiest place in Spain. It was twenty-three degrees when we set out from Jerez that morning. The sky was blue … Continue reading

Connecting

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It is said that there are only six degrees of separation between any two people. In his 1929 book of short stories Everything is Different, Frigyes Karinthy suggested in Chain Links that, as the networks which people used to communicate … Continue reading