A long-overdue biography of the Victorian scientist, mountaineer, and public intellectual.
A magnificent two-volume biography.
Part 2 of an entertaining two-part biography of Charles Darwin.
Part 1 of an entertaining two-part biography of Charles Darwin.
Today (2nd March 2018) marks the Friends of Charles Darwin's 24th birthday… Time, perhaps for something of a relaunch!
The Charles Darwin £10 note will cease to be legal tender at 23:59 GMT on 1st March 2018. Time to reflect… and to announce our new newsletter.
How a Twitter conversation with the ghost of John Tyndall (friend of Charles Darwin), helped identify the likely source of a morbid inscription in one of his books.
Nine years ago today, I planted the Darwin Bicentennial Oak in my garden. See how it‘s doing…
Reflections in natural history.
158 years ago today saw the publication of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species. Darwin was staying on the edge of Ilkley Moor at the time, just 13 miles as the curlew flies from where I type these words. What better excuse could I possibly need for choosing today to launch my own medium…