Richardsugden's posts from May 2011

A knickpoint is a term in geomorphology to describe a location in a river or channel where there is a sharp change in channel slope, such as a waterfall. Link -…

The presbytery is the name for an area in a church building which is reserved for the clergy. Link - Available to Buy as a Canvas Print [richardsugden.com]

Lanercost Priory was founded about 1166 by Henry II. When completed in 1220, canons came from the priory in Norfolk, and remained for some 370 years until the…

Pamukkale, meaning “cotton castle” in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey. The city contains hot springs and travertines,…

Built in 1925. Now inactive, although still listed by international light lists. A 26 m (85 ft) concrete block tower with lantern and gallery, originally…

Morgan Lewis Windmill. St. Andrew, Barbados The site was listed in the 1996 World Monuments Watch by the World Monuments Fund. Restoration began by the Barbados…

Death Valley is a desert valley located in Eastern California. Situated within the Mojave Desert, it features the lowest, driest, and hottest locations in North…

The prototype Coca-Cola recipe was formulated at the Eagle Drug and Chemical Company, a drugstore in Columbus, Georgia by John Pemberton, originally as a coca…

“Don’t cry over spilt milk” It is no use worrying about unfortunate events which have already happened and which cannot be changed. Link - Available to Buy as a…

A rooster, also known as a cockerel, or a cock is a male chicken (Gallus gallus) with the female being called a hen. Immature male chickens of less than a…

The word otter derives from the Old English word otor or oter. An otter’s den is called a holt or couch. A male otter is a dog, a female a bitch, and a baby a…

Varying rates of erosion leave unique patterns in this sandstone wall – A sandstone Layer Cake. Link - Available to Buy as a Canvas Print [richardsugden.com]

Is the wire to protect, us from her … or…her from us? Sumatran Tiger (Panthera Tigris Sumatrae) The Sumatran tiger as its name suggests is found only on the…

Amber occurs in a range of different colors. As well as the usual yellow-orange-brown that is associated with the color “amber”, amber itself can range from a…
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