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An Appointment with the Dentist

Before I begin this post I must apologise for the confusion about my last two posts, both of which I published on Friday.  I have started looking back over my photos from last year and because I am not taking many pictures at present I thought I would write posts about last summer and autumn and use old photographs.   812 more words

Rural Diary

My Real Life hero: Sujoy Das

Sujoy is one of my younger cousins (though none of us are that young any more). His mum and my dad are first cousins. Growing up, we lived too far away to really know him but one of the marvellous things about reconnecting with your cousins as adults is that you discover how much you have in common and what wonderful people they have become. 456 more words

Personal

Charles Darwin and Green Mountain

Charles Darwin visited Ascension in 1836 aboard HMS Beagle as part of the survey of the world during which he gathered data towards the development of the theory of evolution by natural selection. 366 more words

weedy invader ...

This species is also a major invasive plant in the Kimberley region, little has been done to stop it’s spread It is just one of a large number of invasive species we need to contend with: 402 more words

Environment

Wallace Online

Charles Darwin, as everybody knows, discovered natural selection, presenting his theory of evolution in 1859 in the Origin of Species. And yet far fewer are aware of the co-discoverer of natural selection, Alfred Russel Wallace. 695 more words

Evolution

The Botanical Drawings & Discoveries of Joseph Hooker

A respected botanist and botanical artist, Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817-1911) made contributions to the field of botany that continue to benefit us to this day. 678 more words

Botanical Art

New Exhibition Celebrates Botanist Joseph Dalton Hooker

The Making of a Botanist: Joseph Dalton Hooker, 1817-1911

Lloyd Library and Museum
www.lloydlibrary.org
Oct. 8 – Dec. 30, 2011

This special exhibition celebrates the famed 19th-century botanist and explorer, Joseph Dalton Hooker, and reveals how and why he became the great botanist that he was. 407 more words

Botanical Art