Wandering about Patagonia with no clear plan in mind.
Britain, Germany, and the struggle for the North Sea.
A long-overdue biography of the Victorian scientist, mountaineer, and public intellectual.
A magnificent two-volume biography.
Mark E Smith · Alan Bennett · Carl Linnaeus · Ronald Blythe · human evolution · flu epidemics · Great Exhibition of the North · Charles Darwin · insects · introverts · Virginia Woolf · John Tyndall
A journey into silence.
The Pattern of Friendship.
A very natural childhood.
An unplanned visit to the flooded Dee Marshes is rewarded with a wildlife spectacle.
My seventh annual video slideshow review of the year.