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ENTERTAINING HISTORY – What is Money?

ENTERTAINING HISTORY – What is Money?

What is Money? The answer to the question what is money seems an obvious one. Most people think of money as a medium of exchange; they assume that in the early days of human evolution it took the place of barter. But the truth is, it didn’t. Money never took the place...
ENTERTAINING HISTORY – What is Money?

ENTERTAINING HISTORY

What is Money? The answer to the question what is money seems an obvious one. Most people think of money as a medium of exchange; they assume that in the early days of human evolution it took the place of barter. But the truth is, it didn’t. Money never took the place...
ENTERTAINING HISTORY

ENTERTAINING HISTORY

BANKING BY STICK It is hard to believe that for hundreds of years the national method of accounting carried out by the London Treasurer consisted of taking a length of wood and cracking it in two.  At first sight, wood cracking hardly seems a proper way to run a...
ENTERTAINING HISTORY

ENTERTAINING HISTORY – Banking by Stick

BANKING BY STICK It is hard to believe that for hundreds of years the national method of accounting carried out by the London Treasurer consisted of taking a length of wood and cracking it in two.  At first sight, wood cracking hardly seems a proper way to run a...
500 Years of Leonardo

500 Years of Leonardo

​THE DEATH OF A GENIUS, THE BIRTH OF A LEGEND  On the 500 year anniversary of Leonardo’s death, we are drawn to re-imagine the scene in the chateau of Amboise where he died in 1519, recumbent on the small bed in the room above the river, with the French king...