Brass rolling ball pen with a “”capless”” rolling ball refill that will not dry out even if the cap isn’t replaced after use. Has a Black ink Schneider Topball 850 rolling ball refill with 1500 metres of writing ink and a .05mm tip. The barrel laser engraves to a brass colour. http://chameleonprint.com.au/product/heritage-rimu-pen/
Gasa, the northernmost district of the country adjoins the districts of Punakha, Thimphu and Wangdue Phodrang and with Tibet to its north. This starkly beautiful region with elevations ranging from 1500 to 4,500 metres experiences extremely long and cold winters and short but beautiful summers. It has the smallest population with just about 3000 inhabitants. This region is inhabited by the Layaps, nomadic herders with a unique culture. Their main sources revenue come from trading products…
Old London Bridge in 1745 by Joseph Josiah Dodd. Bridge construction was finished in 1209, being 8metres wide & supported by 19 arches. Over time, London Bridge became increasingly crowded & unsafe with fire being the most common hazard. By the 1500s the buildings on the bridge reached up to seven stories high & hung over the river. By the 1700s, common sense and health and safety took control. Between 1758 and 1762, all of the buildings on the bridge were demolished.
The wood-blocks are hand carved in elaborate designs, each colour is printed with a different block to complete the motif. A high degree of skill is required for both the placement of motifs and the application of pressure. Altogether there can be as many as 16 blocks to create a 5 colour design. A set of blocks can be used to print on average 1500-2000 metres of fabric.
The Baton Blue Butterfly, with wingspan no longer than a thumbnail and range of only 100m, is the world's smallest butterfly and is found only on and around Mt Sinai and depends on a single species of plant, the Sinai Thyme, for its life cycle. In turn, the Sinai Thyme can only survive under certain conditions of temperature and humidity and is now restricted to a few isolated patches above 1500 m and is also threatened by grazing goat herds. by wilderness-ventures-egypt…
Kelly Holmes. Middle distance athlete. Born Kent. Won gold for Britain in 800 and 1500 metres in the Athens Olympics, 2004. Awarded DBE in 2005. Awarded an honorary degree by London South Bank University in 2010 so we guess she has local connections but we can't be more precise. Happy Birthday Kelly <3
Castillo Colomares (Colomares Castle) at Benalmadena Pueblo, Spain pays homage to Christopher Columbus and his discovery of America. Its beautifully kept gardens complement the Byzantine, Roman, Gothic and Mudejar architecture perfectly. Built by Esteban Martin and two stonemasons from nearby Mijas, it took from 1987 to 1994 to create this masterpiece.