Numerous droughts have hit European agriculture over the ages, but their overall extent has been known mainly from scattered historical documents. Here, an English calendar page, circa shows men harvesting wheat. (Queen Mary’s Psalter, Wikimedia commons)
The Lion stands guard over the town and was sculpted by the man who made the Statue of Liberty, (or designed Lady Liberty, I can't remember which.) Another place I stayed for a few nights, many years ago.
"It matters little who first arrives at an #idea, rather what is significant is how far that idea can go." Adored by Carl Friedrich Gauss for her #math, praised by August Comte for her #philosophy. #Prime numbers and a Prize bear her name. Short read about her life and work by Simon Singh http://to.pbs.org/1iMLyId