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Chas. Hutton – The Man

Charles Hutton was born in Newcastle in 1737; I wonder what he himself would have cited as his greatest achievement? He had much to be proud of: good at maths, his first teaching post was in Jesmond, for how many … Continue reading

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Floods

Early morning radio: a man is watching water climbing the stairs. It’s not the first time he’s been flooded out and it will happen again as arguments for dredging and speeding flow versus slowing the onrush – via water meadow … Continue reading

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