Five ways the British landscape changed in 10 years – BBC News

Maps show different types of land use and are a very good way to see how land has changed over time. This is a link to a BBC article about maps showing changes in land use with other links to maps showing lots of information about land use not seen on normal maps and to maps of the U.K. going back to the 19th century. … Read More Five ways the British landscape changed in 10 years – BBC News

The One Thing You Should Do to Amp Up Your Creativity

The trope of the isolated artist is all around us. From Anthony Burgess’ writing retreat in the English countryside to Dali’s hideaway in the north of Spain and more recently, the mansionof DJ and producer Deadmau5 near Toronto, artists have been seeking to get away from it all for centuries. And in many cases, solitude is an effective… Read More The One Thing You Should Do to Amp Up Your Creativity

Even a small amount of creativity can help you cope with modern life, reveals new research by BBC Arts and UCL

Good news for those juggling time-pressures in today’s busy, modern life. According to ground breaking research commissioned by BBC Arts, even the briefest time spent on a creative pastime such as painting, pottery or playing the piano, has an impact on our wellbeing and emotions. In the largest study of its kind, with almost 50,000… Read More Even a small amount of creativity can help you cope with modern life, reveals new research by BBC Arts and UCL