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Moss Drapes from Trees in Ethereal Photographs of England’s Forests by Neil Burnell | Colossal

NOVEMBER 10, 2022. KATE MOTHES All images © Neil Burnell Atmospheric forests in South West England are captured by Neil Burnell in mystical photographs. England has long been a haven for rich woodlands of oak, birch, hazel, and pine, chronicled … Continue reading

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How We Solved the Greatest Riddle In Navigation

[…] Humanity’s drive to explore our planet is one of the defining characteristics of our species. But exploration only works if you know where you are at any given time. Not so easy when you are out at sea with … Continue reading

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COLOUR WORDS: The astounding origins of “blue”, “black”, “orange”, “red” & other colors

Prepare to be amazed by the surprising origins of the English words for colours (or colors for our American friends). I promise you’ll have at least one “wow” moment as I reveal: 🔵 Why the Ancient Greeks had no word … Continue reading

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dendê nation – Samba Reggae 🥁 (@1dende.nation) • Instagram reel

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Where Does Newcastle’s Geordie Dialect Come From?

The Geordie accent is one of the most well-known accents from the United Kingdom. Even some of the dialect words and phrases have become well known such as “howay man” and “wey aye.” In this video I’ll be looking at … Continue reading

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How the Vikings Changed the English Language

About 600-900 common English words come from Old Norse that was the language of the Vikings. In this video we look at the history of the Vikings in Britain and how they influenced the English language. If English is not … Continue reading

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Hold Tight (2018)

‘Hold Tight’ explores the importance of Carnival across the UK and how it’s celebrations provide an important lifeline to heritage and identity for younger generations of the Black Caribbean diaspora in Britain. It is a journey into the feeling of … Continue reading

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Largest Ancient Roman Mosaic in 50 Years Unearthed in London | My Modern Met

By Jessica Stewart on February 23, 2022 “This is a once-in-a-lifetime find in London…When the first flashes of color started to emerge through the soil, everyone on site was very excited.” The ancient Roman Empire extended all the way to … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 3 – Sunday Feature, Hidden Women and Silenced Scores

Leah Broad uncovers the sometimes shocking stories of three marginalised female composers. Source: BBC Radio 3 – Sunday Feature, Hidden Women and Silenced Scores

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