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….

Exploring Tom Crean

19 March 2019 by

As an extended celebration of St Patrick’s Day, here’s the tale of a hardy Irishman in the Antarctic. In the…

Season’s greetings

21 December 2012 by

A very Merry Christmas to all our readers! We hope you’ll be warmer and better-provisioned than the travellers in the…