Robert FitzRoy: Captain FantasticRead more
Everyone knows what a weather forecast is, most people have heard of Charles Darwin’s Voyage of HMS Beagle, and most British people have heard of the shipping forecast. So it’s very sad to think that more people don’t know about Robert FitzRoy who made all these things possible.
Many ways to enjoy Jane’s Shipping Forecast painting!Read more
The words “And now the Shipping Forecast, issued by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency…” mean something magical to so many of us. And sometimes having art on your walls just isn’t enough… so Jane just had to make it the centrepiece of her new venture into offering beautiful and useful items for the home.
Making my painting of the shipping forecastRead more
Discover how I made my painting of the UK shipping forecast, ‘Attention All Shipping’ in this blog which includes lots of photos of the work in progress.
Shipping forecast painting wins award!Read more
To my utter surprise and delight, my shipping forecast painting, ‘Attention All Shipping’ has won a British Cartographic Society award!
A map of the shipping forecastRead more
My map of the UK shipping forecast combines my interest with cartography, typography, nature and history. If you love weather,…
Amelia Earhart disappears – 2 July 1937Read more
“…first lady of the skies, she had no guy holding her down, no one could clip her wings, she was…
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