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…
I've just posted three new book reviews in the Books section.
'A Buzz in the Meadow' by Dave Goulson.
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.
‘A Rough Ride to the Future’ by James Lovelock.
‘A Sting in the Tale’ by Dave Goulson, and ‘The Book of Barely Imagined Beings’ by Caspar Henderson.
‘Darwin's & His Children’ by Tim M. Berra, and ‘The Happy Atheist’ by PZ Myers.
On Charles Darwin's horrific mistreatment of books.
In which I find an enigmatic inscription written inside an old book.
My wonderful, long-suffering partner, Jen, filled a gaping hole in my Darwin-groupie library this Christmas.