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Welcome to Lachlan Cranswick's Personal Homepage in Melbourne, Australia

London, England 2000

Ian Harrowfield visits the Natural History Museum - 7th July 2000

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London 2000: [From NHM down Kensington High Street - 19th June] | [Down Kensington High Street to the NHM- 20th June] | [Some Pseudo Random sites around London - 22nd June] | [Severe Brain Slapping that is to experience the Millenium Dome - 23rd June] | [A minor tour around the Natural History Museum - 26th June] | [Walk around Kensington Park/Hyde Park - 26th June] | [Evening Wander around Hyde Park, Marble Arch and Oxford Street - 26th June] | [Cromwell Road and handling the Malaise of Life - 27th June] | [Homage to the Blue Plaque at Benny Hill's old house - 27th June] | [Misc things and the miracle Coffee Machine of Birkbeck Crystallography Department - 29th June] | [Live from the Imperial College Student Union Bar - The Schofield Nightmare - Holland loses to Italy - 29th June] [Blue Plaques, Tate Modern, Southwark walk beside the Thames and Robbie Scott's - 1st July] | [French Embassy Complex of Shame (FECOS) page - July 2nd 2000] | [The Ethnically Cleansed Blue Plaque of Shame - 2nd to 4th of June] | [Royal Instution, Mayfair and surrounds - 6th July 2000] | [Ian Harrowfield visits the Natural History Museum - 7th July 2000] | [Boat trip down the Thames to Greenwich and back to Parliament - 8th July 2000]

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Mineralogy Gallery Mineralogy Gallery

  • Mineralogy Gallery
  • Mineralogy Gallery

Meteoritic Iron Mineralogy Gallery

  • Meteoritic Iron
  • Mineralogy Gallery

Mineralogy Gallery Mineralogy Gallery

  • Mineralogy Gallery
  • Mineralogy Gallery

Lepidolemane Aurichalcite

  • Lepidolemane
  • Aurichalcite

Big block of calcite Polished sphere of calcite

  • Big block of calcite
  • Polished sphere of calcite

Gordon Cressey and Ian Harrowfield Main foyer of Natural History Museum

  • Gordon Cressey and Ian Harrowfield
  • Main foyer of Natural History Museum

Gordon Cressey and Crystals book Fossils

  • Gordon Cressey and book ("CRYSTALS by Gordon Cressey and Ian Mercer. It is an up-to-date (Aug 99) introduction to the world of crystalline materials and explores the diversity of crystals, from natural to synthetic, inorganic to biological")
  • Fossils

Fossils Extinct Mammals?: Manager and scientist

  • Fossils
  • Extinct Mammals?: Manager and scientist

The birds The globe: Earth Gallery

  • The birds
  • The globe: Earth Gallery

Earth Gallery The globe: Earth Gallery

  • Earth Gallery
  • The globe: Earth Gallery

Real 5 fold symmetry in a natural mineral: white asbestos Real 5 fold symmetry in a natural mineral: white asbestos

  • Real 5 fold symmetry in a natural mineral: white asbestos
  • Real 5 fold symmetry in a natural mineral: white asbestos

Warp 9 Mr Sulu: going through the globe Inside the globe

  • Warp 9 Mr Sulu: going through the globe
  • Inside the globe

Earth Gallery Madonna Glass

  • Earth Gallery
  • Madonna Glass

Ian and Gordon in the Quake machine Experiencing the Quake Machine

  • Ian and Gordon in the Quake machine
  • Experiencing the Quake Machine

Earth Gallery: The Globe Coal and Metatorbernite

  • Earth Gallery: The Globe
  • Coal and Metatorbernite

Coal and Metatorbernite Alladin's cave of minerals and gems

  • Coal and Metatorbernite
  • Alladin's cave of minerals and gems

Alladin's cave of minerals and gems Alladin's cave of minerals and gems

  • Alladin's cave of minerals and gems
  • Alladin's cave of minerals and gems

Alladin's cave of minerals and gems Alladin's cave of minerals and gems

  • Alladin's cave of minerals and gems
  • Alladin's cave of minerals and gems

Alladin's cave of minerals and gems Ian looking for Segnitite

  • Alladin's cave of minerals and gems
  • Ian looking for Segnitite

Segnitite found The glory that is the analysis lab corridor

  • Segnitite found
  • The glory that is the analysis lab corridor

Where microprobe people dare! Scanning Electron Microscope

  • Where microprobe people dare!
  • Scanning Electron Microscope

Scanning Electron Microscope Transmission Electron Microscope

  • Scanning Electron Microscope
  • Transmission Electron Microscope

Confocal Microscope system

  • Confocal Microscope system

Poetry Links and stuff

Upon Westminster Bridge
(Sept. 3, 1802)
(William Wordsworth, 1770-1850)

Earth has not anything to show more fair:
Dull would he be of soul who could pass by
A sight so touching in its majesty:
This City now doth like a garment wear

The beauty of the morning: silent, bare,
Skips, towers, domes, theatres, and temples lie
Open unto the fields, and to the sky,
All bright and glittering in the smokeless air.

Never did sun more beatifully steep
In his first splendour valley, rock or hill;
Ne'er saw I, never felt, a calm so deep!

The river glideth at this own sweet will:
Dear God! the very houses seem asleep;
And all that mighty heart is lying still!

London, MDCCCII
(William Wordsworth, 1770-1850)

O friend! I know not which way I must look
For comfort, being as I am, opprest
to think that now our life is only drest
For show; mean handiwork of craftsman, cook,

Or groom! - We must run glittering like a brook
In the open sunshine, or we are unblest;
The wealthiest man among us is the best:
No grandeur now in Nature or in book

Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense,
This is idolatry; and these we adore:
Plain living and high thinking are no more:

The homely beauty of the good old cause
Is gone; our peace, our fearful innocence,
And pure religion breathing household laws.

London
(William Blake, 1757-1827)

I wandered through each chartered street,
Near where the chartered Thames does flow,
A mark in every face I meet,
Marks of weakness, marks of woe.

In every cry of every man,
In every infant's cry of fear,
In every voice, in every ban,
The mind-forged manacles I hear:

How the chimney-sweeper's cry
Every blackening church appals,
And the hapless soldier's sigh
Runs in blood down palace-walls.

But most, through midnight streets I hear
How the youthful harlot's curse
Blasts the new-born infant's tear,
And blights with plagues the marriage-hearse.


London 2000: [From NHM down Kensington High Street - 19th June] | [Down Kensington High Street to the NHM- 20th June] | [Some Pseudo Random sites around London - 22nd June] | [Severe Brain Slapping that is to experience the Millenium Dome - 23rd June] | [A minor tour around the Natural History Museum - 26th June] | [Walk around Kensington Park/Hyde Park - 26th June] | [Evening Wander around Hyde Park, Marble Arch and Oxford Street - 26th June] | [Cromwell Road and handling the Malaise of Life - 27th June] | [Homage to the Blue Plaque at Benny Hill's old house - 27th June] | [Misc things and the miracle Coffee Machine of Birkbeck Crystallography Department - 29th June] | [Live from the Imperial College Student Union Bar - The Schofield Nightmare - Holland loses to Italy - 29th June] [Blue Plaques, Tate Modern, Southwark walk beside the Thames and Robbie Scott's - 1st July] | [French Embassy Complex of Shame (FECOS) page - July 2nd 2000] | [The Ethnically Cleansed Blue Plaque of Shame - 2nd to 4th of June] | [Royal Instution, Mayfair and surrounds - 6th July 2000] | [Ian Harrowfield visits the Natural History Museum - 7th July 2000] | [Boat trip down the Thames to Greenwich and back to Parliament - 8th July 2000]

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