Whole Heap of Little Horse Links

What the what? No, this is not breaking news, but something I discovered today. Lambourn will have the UK’s first “horse monorail” courtesy of Turkish industrialist and racehorse owner, Mehmet Kurt. As far as I can tell it’s a horsewalker from Tron (have a look at the photo here); apparently the “Kurtsystem” will be great […]

On This Day in History

From, The Travels of Marco Polo, translated by Henry Yule and Henri Cordier, concerning Genghis Khan: The Lord abides at this Park of his [near Shang-tu in what is now Inner Mongolia], dwelling sometimes in the Marble Palace and sometimes in the Cane Palace for three months of the year, to wit, June, July, and […]