Lost Connection, an Earthwatch event

By | September 27th, 2016|Categories: Events, Wildlife|Tags: , , |

Lost Connection, an Earthwatch event Doors to the Royal Geographical Society are open to the greats of scientific exploration. Tales of expeditions and adventure have filled [...]

Snake’s Head Fritillary (Fritillaria meleagris)

By | April 18th, 2016|Categories: Flowers|Tags: , , , , , |

Wildflower meadows peppered with colourful native plants have become a rare sight in the UK. The snake's head fritillary (Fritillaria meleagris) is rarer still. Ancient hay meadows [...]

Bluebell Photography Tips

By | April 10th, 2016|Categories: Flowers|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ancient British woodlands can reveal magical, seasonal sights. None more colourful than beech forests and bluebells in spring. Native bluebells are a popular but challenging subject to [...]

Palau, Pacific Island Paradise

By | March 31st, 2016|Categories: Travel, Videos|Tags: , , , , |

Beautiful, pristine Palau! From above - and below - this small island nation is an eye-popping wonderland. These emerald dots in the Pacific Ocean belong to a [...]

Diving with Manta Rays – Yap, Micronesia

By | March 28th, 2016|Categories: Travel, Videos, Wildlife|Tags: , , , , , |

I once had a magical - if fleeting- encounter with a giant oceanic manta in the Galapagos Islands. That one brief sighting led to a growing fascination [...]

Mousehole Christmas Lights, Cornwall

By | December 28th, 2015|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , |

Tucked away in a rocky cove of west Cornwall lies the quiet fishing village of Mousehole. Visit in winter, however, and things get a whole lot busier. [...]