Hertha Ayrton studied mathematics at the Cambridge Uni but was not eligible for a degree because of her gender. In 1885 she married physicist William Ayrton & assisted in his experiments on electricity. Her own work on arc lamps was used to improve aircraft searchlights in both world wars. She was the first woman to join the British Institute of Electrical Engineers. She was also the first woman to read a paper in person to the Royal Society, but was refused a fellowship because she was…

Gallery - Unsung heroines: Six women denied scientific glory - Image 3 - New Scientist

Harold Acton Library, The British Institute of Florence, an english library that students have access to during their stay

Harold Acton Library, The British Institute of Florence, an english library that students have access to during their stay

As Raleigh Cycle is sold to Dutch rival Accell for £62m, historian Carlton Reid - author of free e-book www.roadswerenotbuiltforcars.com - take a look at posters produced by the British institution over the years. He says Raleigh's strapline - "the all steel bicycle" - was introduced in the 1890s and used for decades.

In pictures: Raleigh bicycle posters

Jaffa Cake Sponge (Chocolate Orange Cake - Gluten Free)

Jaffa Cake Sponge (Chocolate Orange Cake)

Jaffa Cake Sponge (Chocolate Orange Cake - Gluten Free)

Chloe Bullock is an interior designer based in Brighton, Sussex who currently works for clients in South East England.   Chloe is a BIID Registered Interior Designer® at the British Institute of Interior Design and a VeganDesign.org Certified designer.     Take the course to become VEGANDESIGN.ORG CERTIFIED™  www.vegandesign.org      You can use this code to get a 10% discount: CBULLOCK10

Chloe Bullock is an interior designer based in Brighton, Sussex who currently works for clients in South East England. Chloe is a BIID Registered Interior Designer® at the British Institute of Interior Design and a VeganDesign.org Certified designer. Take the course to become VEGANDESIGN.ORG CERTIFIED™ www.vegandesign.org You can use this code to get a 10% discount: CBULLOCK10

Chloe Bullock is an interior designer based in Brighton, Sussex who works for clients in South East England. Chloe is a BIID Registered Interior Designer® at the British Institute of Interior Design and VEGANDESIGN.ORG CERTIFIED™.   www.vegandesign.org     You can use this discount code to get a 10% discount on the course CBULLOCK10

Chloe Bullock is an interior designer based in Brighton, Sussex who works for clients in South East England. Chloe is a BIID Registered Interior Designer® at the British Institute of Interior Design and VEGANDESIGN.ORG CERTIFIED™. www.vegandesign.org You can use this discount code to get a 10% discount on the course CBULLOCK10

Chloe Bullock is an interior designer based in Brighton, Sussex who currently works for clients in South East England. Chloe is a BIID Registered Interior Designer® at the British Institute of Interior Design and a VeganDesign.org Certified designer.   Take the course to become VEGANDESIGN.ORG CERTIFIED™  www.vegandesign.org    You can use this code for a 10% discount: CBULLOCK10

Chloe Bullock is an interior designer based in Brighton, Sussex who currently works for clients in South East England. Chloe is a BIID Registered Interior Designer® at the British Institute of Interior Design and a VeganDesign.org Certified designer. Take the course to become VEGANDESIGN.ORG CERTIFIED™ www.vegandesign.org You can use this code for a 10% discount: CBULLOCK10

Custard Sauce from Food.com: Custard is a British institution! Sponge puddings and crumbles just wouldn't be the same without it! This will make a custard of a pouring consistency. IMPORTANT: In order to have a smooth (not lumpy) custard, use a heavy-bottomed saucepan, and stir constantly! If you have to walk away from the stove, remove saucepan from heat.

Custard

Custard from scratch! I made this tonight and i could hear the bowls being scrapped and everyone askng for more absolutely, Yummy custard recipe. I added an extra Tbl Spn of each corn starch & powdered sugar

British Standards Institution - sets guidelines to brew the perfect cup of tea!  Who knew?

This is how to make a perfect cup of tea

British Standards Institution - sets guidelines to brew the perfect cup of tea! ~ I was taught this at a very young age.

Prince Charles at the British Institute on Friday evening

Camilla joins Charles in Florence on third day of his European tour

Prince Charles at the British Institute on Friday evening.

Camilla meets Italian children who are learning English at the British Institute in Floren...

Camilla joins Charles in Florence on third day of his European tour

The royal couple appeared relaxed and friendly as they posed for photographs in front of the historic Ponte Vecchio bridge.

Victoria Sandwich Cake- Mary Berry has helped boost the popularity of baking, which has contributed to soaring butter sales

Mary Berry Special: Victoria sandwich cake

6 Baking Tips For Flawless Cakes ! Learn the tips and techniques for better cooking from the experts on Culinary Tips page in the LuLu Good Life Portal.

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