Challenging Habitat
Antarctic Landscape 2012

Science in Plain English

At the pre-departure event of the Antarctic Quest 21 expedition, I had the pleasure of explaining the scientific projects to the gathering.

100 years ago…

…Sir Ernest Shackleton set sail from Plymouth aboard Quest for the Shackleton-Rowett  Antarctic expedition with a strong scientific mission. The event is marked today by the Devon-Cornwall Polar Society with an all-day event in Plymouth, which is covered… Read More

Want to reduce uncertainty?

We all know that life is full of uncertainty and most of the time, we don’t notice it too much, let alone worry about it. We’re used to it. Yet for me, the covid pandemic has, once again,… Read More

Young sail-trainee at the helm in the North Sea

Around Britain in a Tall Ship 2020

During the covid pandemic lockdown in August/September 2020, the sail training charity Seas Your Future and Darwin200.com achieved something remarkable: to organise a circumnavigation of the British Isles in the tall ship Pelican of London.