Sea of sand

27 August 2019 by

Every so often, I come across an election certificate of a Fellow of the Royal Society that triggers a reaction….

In the margins

13 August 2019 by

In a previous blogpost, I described my semi-successful hunt through the records of the Royal Society for a chameleon owned…

Capital climate

6 August 2019 by

Complaining about the weather sometimes feels like a quintessential British pastime, and the recent heatwave certainly qualifies as something to…

Sea change

23 July 2019 by

My summer reading has included Charles Sprawson’s wonderfully engaging book on immersive history Haunts of the black masseur. Now what…