Honey I Shrunk The Country (Again)

Bella Caledonia recently pointed out that BBC maps tend to skew the real sizes of parts of the British isles.

I then provided them with a historical example.

Someone was kind enough to send me another example. This one is from a supermarket chain…




  1. Mixed news for the other Celtic nations, though. Cornwall would have been absolutely enormous – if only they hadn’t covered it up with a photo!

    I think the message is that we’re not fit to be seen in polite society.

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