Explore the world of numbers
The No.1 Book of Numbers
Explore the world of numbers from the evolution of counting, to the way in
which our houses, roads and telephone numbers are designated. Find out
why almost all snowflakes have six sides, learn about the ancient ‘science’ of
numerology, and discover the backstories behind films, books and songs with
numbers in their titles. read more
Taken from the book The No.1 Book of Numbers.
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Ruth Binney (neé Chanter) spent her childhood in Tiverton where her father was a housemaster at Blundell’s School. For 10 years between 2002 and 2012 she lived in West Stafford, a village just outside Dorchester with her late husband Donald, where she continued her writing and editorial consultancy as well as her interests in gardening (as General and Show Secretary of the Bockhampton and District Horticultural Association and in her own garden and allotment) in cooking and entertaining and in walking and caring for the countryside.