Autumn brings into sharper focus that nature wastes nothing and the laws of thermodynamics. A fallen tree: Surface for epiphytesSubstrate for fungiFood for bacteriaHabitat for invertebrates Matter and energy. Life cycles. Upcycling. Recycling. Reuse. Circular […]
A damp November Sunday under COVID-19 lockdown in the UK. ‘Damp’ is one of those understatements I adopted while spending half my life in Cornwall: the rain showers are interrupted by brief spells of light […]
I see mushroom risotto for dinner! I’ll add a little saffron and the colour will be golden instead of ‘mud’.
A long walk on Dartmoor with a friend. The perfect way to spend Fridays. Views of moor and valleys, farmland and out to sea at Dartmouth. Happiness!
This morning the science conference brings together all the projects we’ve been running aboard the Pelican of London. Find out more about our wind energy activities here https://darwin200.com/understanding-sustainable-energy/ Find out more about plankton on our […]
The exhaust repair successfully completed, we’ve set sail as soon as leaving the dock and are cruising comfortably South at 5 – 6 knots, now powered by the wind. Sustainability in practice! We’ll pick up […]
Our scientific observations and experiments are contributing to a puzzle from which stories emerge… Soon, we will be able to provide a snapshot of water quality data at locations around Britain. We are compiling a […]
My day started at 06:00 with a profile of the water column to check salinity, oxygen saturation, temperature and pH. After breakfast we commenced to be busy with Happy Hour, which means daily cleaning chores […]
It is an extraordinary year for fruit. After four weeks of feasting on wild cherries, our apricot harvest promises to be great, too! Abundance, gratitude and sharing!
You’ll find lots of recipes for Rumtopf on the internet and I’m not quite sure why I am adding another one, other than to ‘spread the love’. Rumtopf is just another way of bottling the […]