Early Indians

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Continuing my Easter reading binge – this book by Tony Joseph is fascinating. It combines DNA research with archaeology and linguistics to trace the roots of modern India – with some very surprising results. Short version: isn’t immigration wonderful, and today’s pop-nationalism a pain! India’s first Homo Sapiens came from Africa (65,000 BCE, just like the rest of the world). …

Photo|Frome programme announcement

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Today we are all photographers We are very excited to announce the programme for the brand new, independent festival of photography for our community and the south west. Photo|Frome will run for almost four weeks, daily from June 21st to July 15th. The festival will showcase all types of photography from local, national, and international photographers at 5 exhibition venues, all …