natural world

  • Mar252010

    Crossing the equator

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    The equator is an imaginary line on the Earth’s surface equidistant from the north and south poles. Last month I…

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  • Mar212010
    naivasha roses

    The terrible price of Kenyan flowers

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    Not so long ago, roses were expensive. Now you can get six blooms for £4 at my local Tescos. The…

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  • Aug272009

    Condoms, education and partial vegetarianism

    According to new stats from the ONS, the UK's population is now more than 61million. This makes me sad. ...

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  • Aug082009
    Making a drypoint

    Making a drypoint: Still life in Eynsham

    I’ve just finished making a picture, called Still life in Eynsham, a portrait of the village where I live. I’m…

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  • Apr012009
    New Zealand landscape

    New Zealand landscape

    New Zealand has two outstanding advantages. Firstly, it has a tiny population, only four million, a quarter of which live…

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  • Mar152009

    Swimming with dolphins in Kaikoura

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    Moth and I fell in love with the little town of Kaikoura on the east coast of New Zealand’s South…

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  • Mar132009

    I love keas

    The one place you don’t expect to see parrots is in cold mountains… …but such is the evolutionary weirdness of…

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  • Mar132009

    I love penguins

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  • Mar102009

    California wildlife: elephant seals

    A week before we went to California, my Californian friend Karen tipped me off about a rookery of elephant seals…

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  • Mar092009

    California wildlife: ground squirrels and sea otters

    We found a motel at Morro Bay and as we checked in, the bloke running the place noticed me pick…

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