As we are preparing for the 2021 Darwin200 voyage with a whole new set of Citizen Science Projects for young people to engage with, the videos of our science projects piloted during the voyage in […]
Two crocus flowers are all that’s left in the back garden, the rest eaten by pheasants. On one of them, I spotted my first bumblebee this year, and looking closely I can see what it […]
Damp, windy, grey, then heavy rain… perhaps not the ideal day for Valentine’s in lockdown, when the only legal way to be together is outdoors moving along at a 2 m distance? I’m generally not […]
Today, I walked past the field in the Tamar valley – a route I have taken many times. Today a sight deeply disturbed me: a stand of mature trees in the middle of the field […]
I am fascinated by the eery beauty of the shore’s reflections in the mirror of the water. Horizontal symmetry. Rocks and branches disappear into the image. And I see different things every time.
One of the few benefits of working part-time from home during lockdown is the ability to arrange my working hours around the weather and tide. Within reason, of course. So today, just before 9 am, […]
T-shirt weather! The first time, it seems, in ages that the sun shines and I’m walking the dog, enjoying every second of the its rays on my skin. Beautiful and uplifting!
Cornish daffodils of the finest sort: pretty, hardy, early and intoxicatingly scented!
You guessed it: still (very) damp out here. I’m still looking for the beauty in small things… …and wonder how a spider catches dinner in a net decorated with a thousand droplets?
The Darwin200 film team explores the beauty and history of Lewis. Watch their video here: https://darwin200.com/adventures-in-the-isle-of-lewis/