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Crop Circles in a Year of Covid

Crop Circles in a Year of Covid

I came across these amazing photos of crop circles, discovered in Wiltshire in late May 2020. One looks like a Chinese yin and yang symbol. The other is uncannily similar to a cartoon Covid viral droplet. Is that the right science word there? I’m not sure! It made me...
The History of Halloween

The History of Halloween

Before you head out trick or treating, there’s time to remember a little of the history of halloween. Autumn is well and truly here by the time the 31st of October comes around. These days it’s all about dressing up in scary costumes, trick or treating your...
Wardour Castle, near Tisbury

Wardour Castle, near Tisbury

Wardour Castle is one of my favourite local spots where I walk my dogs in the surrounding woodlands. Although it is an English Heritage site, it is generally quite quiet and off-the-beaten-track. Next to the castle is a beautiful lily pond and there is nowhere more...