Europeans discover Easter Island – 5 April 1722Read more
The rise and fall of Easter Island is a parable for our times; a warning from history of what happens when…
The death of Carl Linnaeus – 10 January 1778No CommentsRead more
The Bible, Genesis 2:20, states: “And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and…
In praise of iguanas!Read more
Green iguanas, Galapagos land iguanas and marine iguanas all have their own exquisite beauty, evolved over millions of years if you stop to take a closer look.
Galapagos: all the fun of the fish marketRead more
There is so much fun to be had watching wildlife at the fish market in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, Galapagos: pelicans, sea lions, frigatebirds.
Shipping forecast wins award!Read more
To my utter surprise and delight, my shipping forecast painting, ‘Attention All Shipping’ has won a British Cartographic Society award!
The Eynsham tea towelRead more
A 100% cotton souvenir tea towel of Eynsham, a beautiful village in west Oxfordshire, designed in Eynsham and made in Britain.
The Isles of ScillyRead more
In June we took the 20 minute flight from Land’s End to the Isles of Scilly. Ever since visiting as a 13-year old, Jane has seen the islands as a little slice of paradise, just 28 miles from mainland Britain.
Constellations of the Northern skyRead more
Read about Jane’s painting ‘Heavens Above’ a map painted in watercolour of the constellations of the Northern sky.
The Starling VariationsNo CommentsRead more
The starling is such an overlooked little bird, often regarded as quite unremarkable, but I think they're marvellous. I have…
The death of Alfred Russel Wallace – 7 November 1913Read more
How and why do species change? Why do some occur in some places, but not in others? Why do they…
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