My city under attack

The UK has been rocked by the third terror attack in the space of three months. On the same weekend as thousands of people head to Manchester for a tribute concert to remember those killed there during the 22 May attack, London was hit by another attack. Previous attacks Whenever I hear the appalling news that another … More My city under attack

Chingford – Discover London’s countryside and urban heritage

London’s countryside and urban heritage.  Today Chingford is a suburb of London on the London/Essex border that sits on the edge of Epping Forest.  Epping Forrest is owned by the City of London. Originally the whole parish of Chingford lay within the ancient Forest of Essex. it comprised of three forest hamlets and was a scattered farming … More Chingford – Discover London’s countryside and urban heritage

Discover hidden heritage around Spitalfields

Bring the family on an adventure around the Spitalfields area of London. You will discover heritage hidden behind virtual eggs on Treasure Hunts In London’s Fairytale in the City treasure hunt. Spitalfields Settled by the Romans, Spitalfields was mainly fields until the French Protestant refugees called the Huguenot moved to the area 1685. They established … More Discover hidden heritage around Spitalfields

Maria Gaetana Agnesi

Born on 16 May 1718 in Milan, Maria Gaetana Agnesi  was an Italian mathematician, philosopher, theologian and humanitarian. Her contributions to mathematics are very important. She was the first woman to write a mathematics handbook and the first woman appointed as a Mathematics Professor at a university. She was the oldest of the 21 children and “was … More Maria Gaetana Agnesi