I had some trouble with 21 Across yesterday:
Sharp turns in quiet Scottish river valley (6)
Well, “sh” for quiet is easy. And inside that “tart” turning backwards is OK. I had never heard of strath. But it makes sense. Strathclyde. Strathalbyn. It had just never Continue reading
Recent quizzes have proved overly hard. So here is an easier one. Where and what is the live animal in this photo, taken at home yesterday?
Hint: it is not Continue reading
Same general drift as Quiz VI. But the answer is not the same . Oh Continue reading
No one was able to answer Quiz V. So I have made this one dead easy.
What is denoted by this map? You have to click on the image to run the animation.
I composed this largely to try out the new Excel mapping facility, which is quite fun.
To make it just a shade harder, turn off Continue reading
What is denoted by this map?
The complete answer requires an explanation of Continue reading
Whose card was delayed? He spent his boxing day with a Nobel Laureate.
People have been solving these quizzes rather fast. How fast for this one, I wonder?
Hint: This photo will probably be of no assistance whatsoever. But it does illustrate the delight my Continue reading
In which Royal Palace does it take longer for 5 days to pass than 6 days?
There might be a supplementary to this question if Continue reading
What is illustrated by this map?
No clues Continue reading