Cornish daffodils of the finest sort: pretty, hardy, early and intoxicatingly scented!
Last day of January and heavy rain. I’m walking my dog. What is there to enjoy? First, I’m moving, breathing, my senses function. Second, there is beauty in detail: texture, colour, form. Just look!
A new dawn, a new Covid-19 lockdown across the country. On the Today programme (BBC Radio 4) this morning, the question arose how we stay positive in this mess, what lights us up in lockdown. […]
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 […]