In which I suggest an answer to a well-known Pompeii conundrum described by the classicist Mary Beard.
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Letter to the London Review of Books, in response to a recent piece claiming that Darwin suffered from uncontrollable farting.
On this date in 1868, Charles Darwin accepted membership of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society.
Darwin's correspondence: the best way we have of getting inside the great man's head.
...the president in question being Darwin's twin, Abraham Lincoln.
In which I write a letter to an Observer journalist, asking for the original source of a Darwin quote.
Darwin quizzes his cousin on nests.
Darwin confesses his evolutionary heresy to Hooker.
Not impressed with Emma's choice of wallpaper.