Grounded, Ruskin takes to the skies over Europe

On a day without a plane in the sky over Europe it seems appropriate to recall this breathtaking leap of imagination by John Ruskin, a full 50 years before the Wright brothers' first powered flight (my italicisation): "The charts of the world which have been drawn up by modern science have thrown into a narrow … Continue reading Grounded, Ruskin takes to the skies over Europe