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Monday 5 December

In David Attenborough’s programmes showing the desert, it is often a film of the transformation when the  rain comes.

We start with  barren, dry, cracked, scorched earth. 121 more words


David Attenborough to present inaugural lecture at Sainsbury Wellcome Centre

The renowned broadcaster and documentary film maker Sir David Attenborough is to give the first annual lecture at the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre in Fitzrovia next week. 154 more words


Turns out that Planet Earth II is being watched by more young people than The X Factor

It seems even the lure of Simon Cowell and Honey G hasn’t been enough to persuade viewers away from their latest dose of Sir David Attenborough. 360 more words


Ofelias önskelista, julen 2016

Kära tomten,

Ofelia är medveten om att det var ett tag sen. Och att hon som barn egentligen inte skrev något mera avancerat än en lista på saker hon vill ha i julklapp, som hon är säker på anlände till dig via ett mycket artigare brev från Ofelias föräldrar. 419 more words


Why Attenborough's Planet Earth II Matters

Ps put this on while reading:

“Metaphysics must flourish. He who understand baboon would do more towards metaphysics than Locke.” Charles Darwin

The seemingly irreverent, joking quote of Darwin rang incessantly through my mind as I watched the whole of BBC’s Planet Earth II series from beginning until last Sunday’s Desert episode. 1,401 more words

Planet Earth and Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer, master writer of gigantic orchestral scores for films, here works in harmony with David Attenborough’s “Planet Earth II” footage.

A flight across the Alps. 20 more words