Who murdered Joan Root, wildlife film-maker and protector of Lake Naivasha's ecosystem? And why? What's it got to do with cheap supermarket flowers from Kenya?
On this hand-painted map of Vincent, discover where van Gogh lived and worked, and where his paintings were created.
How to make paper mache birds. There are a million ways! There's no precise recipe, but in this blog I describe very roughly how I do it.
Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus created the binomial system for the classification of living things, to help life scientists study accurately.
My British Rock Music painting is pure Pop Art! My life has always been accompanied by music, much of it British, much of it rock. So what could be more...
My painting of the shipping forecast, "Attention All Shipping" won the British Cartographic Society's John C Bartholomew Award for Thematic Mapping in 2016.
Remembering Jane Digby, Lady Ellenborough, on the day of her death, 11 August 1881, an adventurous spirited & multi-talented woman, who ploughed her own furrow.
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo suffered a life of poor health and emotional turbulence. Her suffering was the source of much of the power of her extraordinary art.
Read about my painting 'Heavens Above', a hand-painted star map of the constellations of the northern hemisphere, which includes one or two surprises!
Biogeographer and explorer Alfred Russel Wallace, who died on 7 November 1913, came up with the idea of 'survival of the fittest' independently of Darwin.
Amelia Earhart: 'first lady of the skies, she had no guy holding her down, no one could clip her wings, she was no bird in the hand...' Amelia disappeared 2...
A blog about the bombing of the Spanish town of Guernica in 1937, and Picasso's astonishing painting of its terrible destruction.