No human being would stack books like this! Seems to me we need some sort of ‘overflow’ facility.
Author: Richard Carter
A fat, bearded chap with a Charles Darwin fixation.
Book Review: ‘The Creative Act’ by Rick Rubin
A way of being.
Book Review: ‘Aftermath’ by Harald Jähner
Life in the fallout of the Third Reich.
Book review: ‘The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, volume 13 • 1865 plus supplement (1822–1864)’
Yet more ill-heath, with slow progress on Darwin’s ‘big book’.
Book Review: ‘Radical By Nature’ by James T. Costa
The revolutionary life of Alfred Russel Wallace.
National New Hat Day
To mark National New Hat Day, I thought I'd try this one out. I was tempted by a solid-gold-studded-with-exquisite-gems affair, but decided cotton was more practical.
People Eating Tasty Animals
BBC: Eating fish same as eating cats, Cleethorpes animal rights poster suggestsThe Peta digital billboard shows a fishmonger holding a fish which transforms into an image of a dead cat. Thanks for the tip! I’ve never tried eating cats, but, if it’s even remotely like eating fish, it sounds delicious—and a lot more environmentally friendly.
Book review: ‘The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, volume 12 • 1864’
More sickness, more botany.
Book review: ‘The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, volume 11 • 1863’
Six months of illness, and lots of botany.
League of bald-headed men
Down the pub with the in-laws yesterday, I attempted to take a group-selfie. It did not go to plan. But I kind of like the documentary feel of the resulting photo: