Reblog: London Design Festival / 伦敦设计节 / Pesta Rekabentuk London / ロンドン・デザイン・フェスティバル — London Calling …

London Design Festival at V&A Museum. V&A博物馆的伦敦设计节。 Pesta Rekabentuk London di Muzium V&A. V&A博物館のロンドン・デザイン・フェスティバル。 Admission free. 入场免费。 Masuk percuma. 入館無料。 View from the museum. 博物馆的风景。 Pemandangan dari muzium. 博物館からの眺め。 Mirror art installation. 镜子的艺术装饰。 Pemasangan seni cermin. 鏡のインスタレーションアート。 London, England. September 2016. 英格兰,伦敦。2016年9月。 London, England. September 2016. イングランド、ロンドン。2016年9月。

London Design Festival / 伦敦设计节 / Pesta Rekabentuk London / ロンドン・デザイン・フェスティバル — London Calling …

Reblog: From David Maughan Brown in York: A crannog and a clown — COVID2020diary

Crannog on Loch Tay August 5th Normality at last – or as close to normality as one can get in the UK these days.  At the micro-level, a week spent with our daughter, her husband and their two daughters at a hired cottage in Kenmore, at the northern end of Loch Tay.   A week spent exploring the […]

From David Maughan Brown in York: A crannog and a clown — COVID2020diary

Old School Islands

Atlas Obscura is always good for travel inspiration of far flung places off the beaten track. Something of interest they highlighted was the artificial islands that can be found in Scotland’s famous lochs.

Image via atlasobscura.com

Artificial islands are generally regarded as a modern invention, but these ones are suspected to be thousands of years old.

Called crannogs, why they were built and what their precise roll was, is a murky mystery that remains to be solved.

Maybe the local under water monster knows.