Category Archives: Maps

More maps with meals

Last year I wrote a post about Tampopo, a fusion restaurant in Manchester which provides a map as a placemat. Recently in Portugal I found another eatery which was also provided a map, but this time with a little information … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Maps | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A wealth of maps – Mapping Manchester through time

A quite exciting development from the University of Manchester library this week: “Over 300 historical maps spanning 200 years of Mancunian history have been digitised and published online by The University of Manchester Library. One of the bomb damage maps … Continue reading

Posted in Lesson Resources, Maps, Teaching | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Maps as reality?

This is a bit of longer post than usual, but recently I came across some of my older reflections on maps.  As a geographer, I find them interesting, but also find them problematic in that they are often politically loaded … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Exploration, Just interesting, Maps | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Geography strikes back!

An interesting article in the Wall Street Journal recently which I think hints at one of the many ways geography can contribute to a greater understanding of the world: “If you want to know what Russia, China or Iran will … Continue reading

Posted in Exploration, Maps | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Useless stereotypes across the world

From the New York Times, an interesting world map of useless stereotypes. Similar to Mapping Stereotypes which I have written about in the past. This has got me thinking about which countries faced the most stereotypes…..something to ponder on for … Continue reading

Posted in Maps | Tagged , | Leave a comment