Field notes on some Broadland churches in the Wroxham area, Norfolk

Field notes on some Broadland churches in the Wroxham area, Norfolk. Ruth Siddall, January 2019.  The building stones of Broadland Churches visited by Ruth Siddall and Tim Atkinson on 12 January 2019. Please regard these as field notes; they are not intended to be exhaustive or complete records of the fabric of the churches described below.  […]

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Christmas Geobaubles 2018

Here are my thin section Christmas geobaubles for 2018! For festive geologically themed decorations, print off two sheets, cut out the baubles and stick the two sides together. Pierce the black hole in the tag to thread a string. Merry Petrological Christmas Everyone! Ruth  xxxx Previous year’s #geobaubles

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Urban Geology New Year Quiz 2017

This quiz was first posted on Twitter over the New Year Weekend of 2017-2018. If you missed it, both questions and answers are given here. Scroll down for answers.   Q1. Where do these coloured marbles come from? A. Tuscany, Italy B. Derbyshire, England C. Devon, England D. Namur, Belgium   Q2. Which is the main […]

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Christmas Geobaubles 2017

Here are my thin section Christmas geobaubles for 2017. For festive geologically themed decorations, print off two sheets, cut out the baubles and stick the two sides together. Pierce the black hole in the tag to thread a string. Merry Petrological Christmas Everyone! Ruth  xxxx   PS Here are last years (2016) Geobaubles SaveSave SaveSave […]

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Whales on the Road

This post is a departure from my usual blogs about rocks, minerals, pigments and err … stamps. It is about dead whales touring the country on the back of lorries. There are not many things these days that provide pretty much no hits when Googled, but this subject seems to be one of them. You […]

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Inside the Bartlett Brick

The new building at 22 Gordon Street houses The Bartlett School of Architecture. Completed in 2017 and designed by Hawkins\Brown Architects, the building has recently been named on the shortlist for The Architect’s Journal AJ100 Building of the Year prize and the RIBA London Awards. The structure is a retrofit of the former Wates House, […]

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