In celebration of my adopted star.
15,000 years of urban life and death.
Pulitzer-Prize-winning ruminations on the natural world.
Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain.
Patti Smith · when your taste exceeds your talent · Spinosa · giant snowballs · reconciling longitude · two toddlers in a trench coat · opinions that need to be justified · Earth's days lengthen · the universe has 20 times more galaxies than we thought · dinosaur tail preserved in amber · John Berger
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
What links sea-turtles, swifts, and railway viaducts? Plus some handy ornithological photo tips.