But this year’s celebration is a little bit different than those that have come before, a little bit more special and a little bit more important. Why? Because this year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, a series of riots that took place in New York City outside the legendary Stonewall Inn when a group of fed up drag queens and gay people of color decided they’d had enough of the NYPD and its homophobic policies pushing them around and decided to do something about it. From those riots, the gay liberation movement was born and a fight for rights that continues to this very day began..
Meanwhile, other trees established elaborate techniques for defence, such as the maze of branches of the monkey puzzle tree. A group of plants called monocots even learned to grow ‘upside down’, keeping their buds hidden beneath the ground to prevent grazing dinosaurs from eating the newest, freshest grown first. These species evolved into grasses and palms that have also transformed the world..
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There was Haverfield half suggestion that Traiectus might be Sea Mills and Abone Bitton (Bitton, he said, being quite close to the river Avon, hence Abone), again a reversal of the two stations. At least there would be no problem with the distances between the stations, if they were not also reversed. But Haverfield moved on to propose that the reading should be traiectus with another station, X, on the road to Bath.