It’s estimated that 95% of all the gold ever mined is still around. Continue reading Old gold
“What news on the Rialto?”
“Why, tis flooded…” Continue reading The merchandising of Venice
Who wouldn’t want a Monet painting hanging on their wall? Continue reading We’re in the Monet!
International Day of Forests falls on Thursday 21 March 2019. Its theme this year is Forests and Education. Continue reading Everyone likes trees
The less well-known poets of the First World War include Charles Hamilton Sorley. Continue reading A corner of a foreign field that is for ever England
During the First World War, the American poet Robert Frost persuaded the young British writer Edward Thomas to take up poetry. Continue reading Edward Thomas’s “October”
Known for his portraits, Rembrandt also painted landscapes. Continue reading All grist to the mill for Rembrandt