Saturday, October 04, 2008


Today's Standard Tourist Shot isof the front gate of Trinity College, the richest and, arguably, the grandest in Cambridge and was founded in 1546 by Henry VIII. Nicked from Wikipedia:

Trinity has a very strong academic tradition, with members having won thirty-one Nobel Prizes, five Fields Medals (mathematics), one Abel Prize (mathematics) and two Templeton Prizes (religion). Trinity has many distinguished alumni – the most notable being Sir Isaac Newton. It has also educated six British Prime Ministers. The first formalised version of the rules of football, known as the Cambridge Rules, was drawn up by Cambridge student representatives of leading public schools at Trinity College in 1848