“Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises”.
Kenneth Branagh as Isambard Kingdom Brunel during the London 2012 opening ceremony. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters
I hadn’t heard of this.
It’s good to know that England still remembers greatness like his.
The SS Great Eastern beached in 1889 at Rock Ferry, for breaking up.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel and some big-ass chains.
How to be AWESOME like a Victorian Engineer:
- Get PAID to build the longest tunnel in the world.
- Align it so that the SUN SHINES THROUGH IT on your BIRTHDAY.