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…

Samuel Pepys

Pepys and the Royal Society

17 December 2015 by

The National Maritime Museum is currently celebrating the life and times of Stuart London’s most celebrated diarist, Samuel Pepys (1633-1703),…

From fact to fiction

17 March 2011 by

Over the last few weeks I’ve been very busy working away from the Royal Society on an exciting project –…