Join the Kew: London's greatest botanical garden is more than just a collection of trees
Kew Gardens Great institution: Kew Gardens began life in 1728 and has since grown to include the Water Lily House seen here. One of the world's most beautiful public parks, and right at the forefront of tackling the urgent problems facing us as a result of climate change.Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/gardening/article-1200333/Join-Kew-Londons-greatest-botanical-garden-just-collection-trees.html#ixzz2Cdjb4jYt Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
8. Hampton Court Palace The magnificent Hampton Court Palace in Richmond, London, was Henry VIII’s favourite royal residence. Step back in time for a taste of Tudor life in Henry VIII’s kitchens; lose yourself in the famous Hampton Court Maze; attend a service at the beautiful Chapel Royal and explore the Hampton Court gardens – internationally renowned for being amongst the most beautiful gardens in the world.
The Imperial State Crown (1937) is worn by the Queen at each State Opening of Parliament. One of the youngest crowns in the collection, it holds a number of much older gems. The crown was remade in 1937 after the previous frame weakened under the weight of the gemstones.
The Son of Man, Rene Magritte -- self-portrait with the hope of conveying important messages about the individual. Magritte stated “Everything we see hides another thing. We always want to see what is hidden by what we see. There is an interest in that which is hidden and which the visible does not show us. This interest can take the form of a quite intense feeling, a sort of conflict, one might say, between the visible that is hidden and the visible that is present.”
#MalcolmX #oppression It's still happening... A few examples: http://stopwar.org.uk/campaigns/islamophobia A discussion of the terrorism propaganda that has been used to justify wars of aggression in the name of a so-called democracy, &that has been painting victims as criminals, another example is given by whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg who talks about the unjustified, criminal wars in Vietnam and Irak. www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyKIb3f1qk8 Another example…
Chief White Bull: 1849 – 1947. He was the nephew of Sitting Bull and participated in the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Some believe he killed Custer. Prior to becoming a combatant against Custer, White Bull was already an accomplished fighter. He had taken part in at least 20 battles, against the US Army and other tribes. White Bull was shot on two occasions, in addition to other injuries received in battle, he also underwent the torturous Sun Dance more than once.