Wishing Wells

8 February 2018 by

It’s always a nice coincidence when our activities happen to coincide with my own favourite topics (honestly, I don’t plan…

Brains and radium

13 December 2016 by

As Christmas approaches, many of us will be resorting to some internet shopping to tick off the names from our…

Henry Brougham FRS

Mocking your elders

4 May 2016 by

Recently I found myself trawling through the minute-books of the Royal Society’s Committee of Papers. This was the body responsible…