• Rain and Fire

    Published in October 2001

    On Friday 12th October, 1824, Charles Macintosh started selling his raincoats (macs) and stepped into the history books. Can you imagine our lives without this famous raincoat? Well, there would have been no Columbo (American detective), for a start. Anyway, this week’s worksheet looks at how it all came about and the dark story of deception involved in its creation. There are two pages to print. Click here to get your copies.

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