The Liberation of Afghanistan

Ken spotted this rug at Duxford aerodrome

The description says

Afghan women made and sold decorative rugs to of duty Soviet troops who occupied the country in the 1980s. They remained a source of income throughout the war 2001 to present. They now depict British and American, not Soviet, equipment.


Plus ├ža change

Meta Map

Sometimes a Map in the Wild is just so so right and this one from our friends at Ordnance Survey is one of those. Hats off to them for this beautiful creation.

We held a map amnesty and people sent in their old maps in exchange for vouchers. Before reusing or recycling them, we couldn’t stop ourselves making a map of Britain out of old maps