Volume 16


Issue 1

Newspaper readers may have noticed earlier this year, buried away on an inside page, a small item announcing that someone had recently found, in a Dutch bookshop under a pile of rubbish, an old book which happened to be the only known surviving copy of Gerandus Mercator's original World Map.

Issue 2

Meleda, or Chinese rings, is a game of Chinese origin which, so the story goes, was invented by the soldier hero Hung Ming (181-234 A.D.) who gave it to his wife when he went to war.

Issue 3

Summer is here and the school year is almost over!