Month: November 2020

abstract painting showing a number of portraits of a man overlaid with images of paper and writing

Writing in exile: Hungarian authors in Paris and Berlin

Exploring the lives and works of Endre Ady, Gyula Illyés and Sándor Márai

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painting of a lighthouse overlooking a port

The Lanterna of Genoa, the oldest lighthouse in Europe

The lighthouse of Genoa, called Lanterna, is a symbol for the city and the tallest lighthouse in the Mediterranean Sea.

This blog looks at lanterns, lenses and technical instruments to show the workings of the lighthouse and its evolution over time.

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colour photograph of the entrance to a stadium with the Olympic rings and flags flying

Lonkero: the Finnish long drinks invented for the 1952 Olympics

Lonkero is a type of drink invented for a sporting ocasion – the 1952 Olympic Games held in Helsinki.

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