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Showing posts from May, 2014

Norfolk Broads - a useful resource

A very useful resource for those teaching about the Norfolk Broads - a very special landscape.... Available from newsagents across East Anglia at the moment, and probably online too...

Maxim Griffin's colourful landscapes...

I'm enjoying exploring Maxim Griffin's quirky and colourful landscape images from his blog here. Particularly liked this one, which would be a great image for a book or feature on footpaths and travelling through the UK Image: Maxim Griffin - sourced from here Let me know if you'd like it removed..


“Our aim is to provide unbiased information about London's social, environmental and economic issues. “These maps are like fancy pie charts, and if something is twice the size of something else it is obvious. We just want to spark a debate about the differences in one big city.” Professor Danny Dorling London called me on Thursday this week, and I went down to the RGS to meet with Ben Hennig. Ben and I are working on some educational materials for a project called LondonMapper - a website which officially launched today , funded by the Trust for London. The educational materials are being funded by an Innovative Geography Teaching grant that we have been awarded by the Royal Geographical Society. Ben's maps will be familiar to many from his work on WorldMapper with Danny Dorling and others from Sheffield University. Ben now works at the University of Oxford , still with Danny Dorling , and LondonMapper is one of several exciting projects that he is workin