Getting acquainted with Sir Isaac Newton

Today’s guest picture comes from ex Archive Group member Ken. He visited Cragside and found a splendid Archimedes screw. The Archimedes screw is a 17m long galvanised turbine weighing several tonnes. Last year, it produced 21,000kwh, providing Cragside with around 4% of its electricity. I intended to go cycling today, starting as early as possible.Continue reading “Getting acquainted with Sir Isaac Newton”


Today’s guest picture is another from my sister Mary.  Yesterday she sent me a very nice picture of the Serpentine in Hyde Park and today she has surpassed it with a shot of the pond in Regent’s Park. It was yet another in what seems like an endless run of grey, cloudy days here butContinue reading “Garglepedal”