A team of cyclists from London will be taking on three stages of the Tour De France in a gruelling challenge through the Alps. The event, called Trois Etapes, is fronted by 2008 Tour de France winner Carlos Sastre and takes place from 29th to 31st July.
In his brilliantly executed blog BLDGBLOG, begun in 2004 and read by millions, Geoff Manaugh decided to write only about the things that invigorated him...
Stirred with an interest in ancient fairy tales by Romantics Clemens Brentano and Ludwig von Arnim, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm began to collect and write down tales that had been handed down for generations in their hometown of Kassel, Germany. Originally published in 1812, by the time the seventh edition was printed a few years later, Grimm’s Fairy Tales contained 211 stories.
This narrative poem by Roman author Ovid, completed in AD 8, describing the creation and history of the world, has become one of the most popular works of mythology.