Say it with flowers

1 October 2019 by

I had some awareness of the Victorians’ mild obsession with reading coded meanings into gifts of flowers, but I’ve been…

Autumn activities

17 September 2019 by

It’s our tenth Open House weekend! We first took part in Open House London in 2010, to mark the Royal…

The final whistle

10 September 2019 by

Drumroll please: I’m happy to report from the archives that the Royal Society’s collection of Referees’ Reports from 1832 to…