Trivia Carter, March 5, 2012
In alchemical tradition, what metal was associated with the planet Mars?
No one responded with the answer that we were looking for last week when asking about the "frost fairs" of London. The Old London bridge, which was pierced by nineteen small arches served as something of a barrier to the river and restricting water flow and dampening the impact of the tides. The addition of water wheels and other construction all served to make the river much more susceptible to freezing.
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