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Ayn Rand and the floods

The water level in the River Lugg, a couple of hundred metres away, is now falling. Four days ago it was three to four metres above normal ….

The wreck of the Uranie

Exactly 200 years ago, on 14 February 1820, the French corvette Uranie, captained by Louis de Freycinet and with his wife illegally on board, struck a submerged rock and was wrecked on the uninhabited Falkland Islands.