Those of you who dropped into the Liberta Blog over Easter might have noticed I was a tad slow with my replies to the comments…
That’s because I was busy exploring a little more of Scotland. The Falkirk Wheel and the Kelpies, to be exact.
Most of you will know that my main interest lies in the history of the 18th and early 19th century, but although the Falkirk Wheel did not open until 2002, its heritage and engineering dates back way beyond the Industrial Revolution.
As far as Archimedes, in fact.