Tag: the British Museum

May 12, 2016 /

For as long as I can remember I have been fascinated by maps. From when I was a little boy maps, atlases, and globes offered a window onto the wider world out there, and, more than that, made it understandable. They represented mystery and the solution to mystery all at…

May 25, 2013 /

Babies, I toil not, nor is my raiment anything like a flower’s – but for all my sloth, there has been a burst of creativity on the part of one, George Kaplan, and later today you can read a story of his, THE MAP, a tale of human geography –…