Archive for October 1st, 2010

Monumental

01Oct10

I climbed the 311 steps of London’s Monument as briskly as I could. Built by Sir Christopher Wren and his collaborator Robert Hooke in the 1670s, the Monument is a tall column. Ostensibly to commemorate the Great Fire, the tower might also have been constructed as a laboratory for covert experiments in physics. These days […]