When, in 1901, Andrew Carnegie sold his steel business and pocketed $250 million (approximately $9 billion today), he became the richest man in the world. Even before that most lucrative transaction, he was one of the wealthiest men around.
I wrote about a Green Man in Birmingham seven years ago, but this (golden) example in the cloisters of Norwich Cathedral fascinates me.
Orford Ness, on the Suffolk coast, is the epitome of a dynamic landscape. It’s described as Europe’s largest vegetated shingle spit, but the shingle is only the half of it. The rest of it comprises mudflats, salt marshes, tidal rivers, and lagoons.
Until I visited Bury St Edmunds, I had no idea that St Edmund, King of East Anglia and Christian martyr, was England’s original patron saint.