Archive for June, 2012

Buffeted but unbowed…

Posted on: June 22nd, 2012 by Andrew Syvret

Just a couple of things we’ve seen and liked while out and about in the last couple of days…

Ripples from an ancient seabed. The oldest rocks in Jersey, the Brioverian shales were formed between 660 & 540 million years ago. The term Brioverian originates from Briovère (‘bridge over the Vire’) the Gaulish name for St. Lô, the type area in Normandy. On Le Mont Matthieu, St Ouen…
À bétôt!

 

 


Radio at its best…

Posted on: June 19th, 2012 by Andrew Syvret

The economic historian Professor Niall Ferguson presents the 2012 BBC Reith Lectures, titled The Rule of Law and Its Enemies. Across four programmes he explores the role of man-made institutions on global economic growth and democracy, referencing the global economic crisis and financial regulation, as well as the Arab Spring…

The first programme will be available to download on Tuesday, 19 June 2012


A couple of recent highlights…

Posted on: June 18th, 2012 by Andrew Syvret

From a busy month, in Jersey and across the Passage de la Deroute…

Some young friends from Belarus on the beach at Green Island…