Tag Archives: books

Book launch: ‘On the Moor: Science, History and Nature on a Country Walk’

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…

Three new book reviews

I've just posted three new book reviews in the Books section.

New book review

'A Buzz in the Meadow' by Dave Goulson.

Bookshelf triage

Over on my personal website, I've just published a new piece about trying to free up space on my over-full bookshelves. You shouldn't be at all surprised to hear that Charles Darwin is mostly to blame.

Another new book review

‘A Rough Ride to the Future’ by James Lovelock.

New book reviews

‘A Sting in the Tale’ by Dave Goulson, and ‘The Book of Barely Imagined Beings’ by Caspar Henderson.

New book reviews

‘Darwin's & His Children’ by Tim M. Berra, and ‘The Happy Atheist’ by PZ Myers.

Charles Darwin: book-vandal

On Charles Darwin's horrific mistreatment of books.

Old friends, New Fragments, old inscriptions

In which I find an enigmatic inscription written inside an old book.

I have seriously cool friends (part 3)

My wonderful, long-suffering partner, Jen, filled a gaping hole in my Darwin-groupie library this Christmas.