Historical Research

The monumental calvaries of Brittany

The monumental calvaries of Brittany are extraordinary granite sculptures, whose carved figures depict scenes from Christ’s life. They are traditional elements of the Brittany landscape. Clustered in the west of Brittany, most represent the crucifixion. During a period of peace and prosperity for Brittany, small rural towns built their elaborate calvaries in their churchyards. The

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The World’s Most Dangerous Garden

You don’t want to grow the world’s most dangerous garden! When you sniff those beautiful flowers, remember they may be killers. Did you know that foxglove, monkshood and columbine are all dangerous to eat? Well, they are. That’s why you should admire, but not put unknown substances into your mouth. If you’re in England and

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