Getting back to work after prolonged illness.
More sickness, more botany.
A bumper Christmas edition of Darwin-related goodies.
Darwin records his experimentations with a hammock.
Charles Darwin’s closest brush with death during the Beagle voyage came on Sunday 13th January 1833, near that most infamous of nautical perils, Cape Horn.
On Christmas Day 1833, the crew of HMS Beagle held their own ’Olympic Games’ at Port Desire in Patagonia.
In which I dismiss any charges of historical inaccuracy against the latest Aardman animation.
Dickens, FitzRoy and how a tragic loss at sea spurred efforts to forecast storms.
The ship that changed the course of history.
An annotated version of the journal Darwin kept aboard HMS Beagle.
Charles Darwin’s adventures and siscoveries on the Beagle, 1832-1836.
Meticulously detailed ship's plans of HMS Beagle, for anyone thinking of making a model or replica!