A collection of surprising geographical facts for your edification, astonishment and delight, revived and extended from my old Spinabit blog
My arrangement of the Upstairs, Downstairs theme for BBC Radio 4’s PM programme – broadcast during the week of 5 October 2009 – on YouTube
Dawn on 19 October 1805 revealed to Nelson’s frigates that the French & Spanish Combined
Fleet was preparing to leave Cadiz. Two days of manoeuvring followed before the fleets met
off Cape Trafalgar. This animated GIF tells the story hour by hour.
➤ The GIF size 343K