Stephen Fry

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The inevitable post about carrots

For those of you who watch QI, you will know that carrots were not always orange. They were bred to be orange by some fancy pants dude in the Netherlands to honour royalty*. I have known this for a while, and although I eat a carrot every day for lunch I have never seen any […]

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Street art and galleries in London

Stephen Fry Delights more than just english

Listening to Stephen Fry talk about the language of colour really set off some bells in my head – could the same reasoning be used when considering art? The colour story goes like this, how we perceive colour can depend on the language we describe it with. An example used by Fry was the colour […]

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