Archive for December, 2010


Yinka Shonibare “Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle” – Trafalgar Square

Anglo-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare’s artwork “Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle” was unveiled on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, by Mayor Boris Johnson on Monday 24th May 2010. It is the first of the Fourth Plinth commissioned artworks to make specific reference to Lord Nelson, whose column dominates Trafalgar Square and to artistically explore the […]

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The Atlantic Forests – Brazil

Once stretching 330 million acres, an area twice the size of Texas, the Atlantic Forest of Brazil is one of the world’s most extraordinary forests. And yet today, after hundreds of years of deforestation, only seven percent of this biological treasure remains. Home to jaguars, tamarins and hundreds of bird species found nowhere else on […]

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Leonardo Baa Vinci and the Sheepish Smile

The hills of Wales are covered with fluffy white sheep, but next time you travel through there see if you can spot this lot…

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