Guns ‘n’ roses: the murder of Joan Root – 13 January 2006Read more
On this day in 2006, 69-year-old Joan Root lay alone bleeding to death from gunshot wounds at her home on…
How to make paper mache birdsRead more
The paper mache birds I’ve been making this year are more ‘folk art’ than ‘fine art’. People have asked me how I make them. There’s no precise recipe, I’m afraid, but this is roughly how I do it.
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.
Scilly AutomaticRead more
Where is Scilly Automatic? In June we had a lovely holiday in the Isles of Scilly. You can read about…
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.
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…
What is a drypoint: badgers and bluebellsNo CommentsRead more
What is drypoint print? How do you make one? I explain in this blog.
Birding in The GambiaRead more
170 different species in just 10 days! Last week, just as the birds fly south to escape the British winter,…
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