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The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden, Blackheath
Everywhere outdoors in Blackheath is packed on a sunny day. Everywhere except this one garden. It’s lovely. And they sell great tea and cakes.
A robin in the Secret Garden

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The Blackheath Code

Well, that didn’t take long! The secret code that I posted:

BHSSIBT KHEHNAU AAARDNY CTVEEEO LECADEH

…a couple of days ago has already been cracked by Jo.

To see how to crack it, read the full post below.

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By unusual glyphs, learn everything

Blackheath's Secret Code

There was a great story on the Today programme yesterday morning about secret codes. There’s a more detailed explanation of how the wartime diary was decoded here.  I can’t resist a code, so if you fancy it, I present to you “The Blackheath Code”:

BHSSIBT KHEHNAU AAARDNY CTVEEEO LECADEH

Have a look at this,

Http://pass.maths.org/issue3/diary/index.html

Then answer question 4, and you should have no trouble decoding The Blackheath Code.  You’ll find the keyword if you stare at the headline to this post.  The answer will be published in a few days.

Further reading, and highly recommended (although entirely unrelated to Blackheath) “The Code Book” by Simon Singh.

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