Tag Archives: sport

Golf: the Darwin connection

As we all know, absolutely everything has a Charles Darwin connection. As golf's 143rd Open Championship tees off in my native Wirral, I find evidence of its Darwin connection on display.

25-Dec-1833: The HMS Beagle Olympics

On Christmas Day 1831, the crew of HMS Beagle held their own ’Olympic Games’ at Port Desire in Patagonia.

Face-off!

Who'd have thought it: Charles Darwin used to play ice hockey.