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The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Behold a thing of beauty and wonder that may just teach you a thing or two (hundred): the Atlas of True Names. The atlas does what it says on the t...

The Evocative Power of Place Names

Pete Wiggs | Posted 23.06.2012 | Home
Pete Wiggs

As soon as I read or hear of a place, my brain conjures an image, sometimes it's a fully blown finely detailed videogame-style alternate reality, other times perhaps just a swinging pub sign depicting an eerie Medieval knight slaying a dragon in faded, flaking paint.