Wednesday, October 20, 2010

The true size of Africa

I am a major map geek, and enjoyed this comparison of the size of Africa relative to other countries. You could lose the USA, India and China in there and still have space for more.

The UK, in case you're wondering, is about the size of Madagascar, on a good day.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Vignette: Eris in Catford

Shambling through Catford on a Sunday morning, I see 'Discordia' embalzoned scarlet-red on a yellow truck trailer.

What? Have Eris and her disciples come at last to South London? What chaos has still to be spread here?