First swallow of the summer spotted above my garden.
Video featuring yours truly.
In which I describe my favourite circular walk across the local moors.
On 16th April 1834, HMS Beagle was laid ashore on the banks of the Santa Cruz River to allow her keel to be inspected. The event resulted in one of the most iconic images of the famous ship. Read the story of the operation.
I've just published a new article: 16-Apr-1834: Inspecting the Beagle‘s bottom (‘a rather ticklish operation’).