“Heart and soul” of HMS Erebus revived

 November 6, 2014 Canada’s government released images today of the bell from HMS Erebus, the doomed ship from Britain’s legendary Franklin Expedition, found in Nunavut territory in September. Erebus was named after the Greek god of darkness, whose sire is Chaos. (You might have thought

The haunted painting of Sir John Franklin’s ship

By Laura MacCulloch, Royal Holloway At Royal Holloway College at the University of London, Edwin Landseer’s picture Man Proposes, God Disposes (1864) is covered by a Union Flag every year during exams. Not because of any fears of cheating during history exams but