I’ve travelled to Germany to see family for the first time in a year. Being an amber country in the UK’s covid-19 perception, I went into quarantine at my parents’ for 14 days. Today quarantine is over and… Read More
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 summer 2020 are… Read More
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 was after!
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.
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/
The beauty of the Western Isles is captured here: https://darwin200.com/sights-of-hebrides-and-skye/