Rachel discovers the difference between 1.50,000 and 1.800,000 on the ferry
There’s a famous story (Borges perhaps?) about a map-maker who sets out to create a 1:1 scale map of the world. Lovely idea but a pain to fold.
The title of the Borges story is “On exactitude in science”. One of my favourites.
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