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OK, so it's a mapping globe covered in
small curved bits of cork stuck on with a
Stick pins in holiday destinations or
locataions of friends. Pin phone
from the mother-in-law over colder parts
of the world.
(?) Apparently cork globes
...were considered by the inventor of the papier mache globe, and discarded as uneconomic. [DrCurry, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]
(?) ...are much cheaper than they used to be
12 for $14, whereas Sen. Arkell had to pay $16 for one. [DrCurry, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]
||does it come with the traditional stand or just roll about?
||I thought a small dished base, so that
you can pick it up.
||great! so you could have australia near the top where it belongs (or so I am told)
||roll it down a hill and throw darts at it to find your next holiday destination
on second thought running with darts is not a good idea.