Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter was born in England and lived there all her life. She is known today for her wonderful children’s stories, especially Peter Rabbit. Letter from Beatrix Potter to Bertha Mahony Miller From childhood, Beatrix was an avid student of... Read More

22/04/2004

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

Reduce “The full hybrid system is capable of operating in either gas or electric modes, as well as a mode in which both the gas engine and electric motor are in operation. The advantages of a full hybrid system (also... Read More

22/04/2004

Light and Darkness

Small city lights Africa image, NASA “Wealth is by its very nature ad extra – it is meant to go out from you, like a light that dispels darkness. Once wealth is locked up within the walls of your own... Read More

22/04/2004

The Man Who Planted Trees

“The Man Who Planted Trees” is the story of a quiet Frenchman, Elzeard Bouffier, who did just that – he simply planted trees. Quietly, constantly, without seeking reward or fame, and without even regard to whether the ground was suitable... Read More

22/04/2004

Views of the Earth

Srid pa’i khor lo (Wheel of Life). Painting on cloth, twentieth century. Tibetan Collection ‘Umar bin Muzaffar Ibn al-Wardi. Kharidat al-‘Aja’ib wa Faridat al-Ghara’ib. (The Pearl of Wonders and the Uniqueness of Things Strange). Late seventeenth century. Near East Section... Read More

22/04/2004