Robert Macfarlane · Hilary Mantel · Martha Sprackland · Viking wool · Charles Darwin's reading habits · human evolution · praying to Elrond · drawing · making ink · Rebecca Solnit · insectivorous plants · do pufferfish hold their breath?
Anglesey · lost exploration craft rediscovered · writing advice from Rebecca Solnit · volcanic sunsets · Ted Hughes · typographical tips · a strange way to estimate π · Dull Men’s Club · street photography · free speech · Alexander von Humboldt
Patti Smith · W.G. Sebald · Sexual Selection · Roman chicken · Robert Graves · Swallows & Amazons · Thames Estuary · James Brindley · Spoonbills
On a second expedition I made in search of a rare plant. This time, I accompanied someone who knew what he was doing.
On an expedition I made in search for a rare plant, and the need for DNA-assisted species identification devices.