Periphylla mirabilis, by Ernst Haeckel

The kraken wakes

17 June 2013 by

I recently read the excellent Kraken by China Miéville. Set in and around London with a Natural History Museum curator…

A curious fact …

15 January 2013 by

I’ve spent some time searching through our card catalogue lately, a fascinating but occasionally bewildering resource.  During one of these…