An unwelcome modern intrusion into one of my favourite wildernesses takes me on an unplanned medieval journey in reverse.
The former pope reportedly sees management training as torment. As a conception of hell, it makes more sense than everlasting fire.
About my—and my mum's—childhood holidays on the Welsh island of Anglesey.
Three and a half decades after I first became enchanted by the place, I finally set foot on the island that inspired Arthur Ransome's ‘Swallows and Amazons’.
On a second expedition I made in search of a rare plant. This time, I accompanied someone who knew what he was doing.
Like all beardies, I don't have a beard through choice. It just grew on the front of my face.
On an expedition I made in search for a rare plant, and the need for DNA-assisted species identification devices.
A possible solution to a well-known conundrum about Ancient Rome.
How Charles Darwin's legendary flatulence wasn't all it's cracked up to be.