When was the last pandemic? | Coronavirus Covid-19

With the Coronavirus, Covid-19 now spreading faster in Europe than China where it originated, what makes a pandemic? How close are we to another? When was the last one, and why does the WHO get so worried about them?  Seasonal influenza occurs every year – the virus changes each year and sadly causes thousands ofContinue reading “When was the last pandemic? | Coronavirus Covid-19”

The Coronavirus – should you be worried?

The Coronavirus – or COVID-19 as it’s now known has never left the headlines since the start of the outbreak in December 2019. As the death toll rises well beyond that of the SARS outbreak in 2003 – it’s important to ask all the questions. What is the coronavirus? Why is this outbreak different toContinue reading “The Coronavirus – should you be worried?”

Will new roles free Harry and Meghan from a life of scruitiny?

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will no longer use their HRH titles, they’ll repay the £2.4m spent on refurbishing Frogmore Cottage, they won’t be working members of the Royal Family. This is more than a job resignation – it’s the challenge of balancing a private life in the “woke”, social media world. You canContinue reading “Will new roles free Harry and Meghan from a life of scruitiny?”

What's causing the Australian Bush Fires?

Lightning, arson, arcing from power lines are all possible causes of bushfires. Hot temperatures and other weather conditions then makes the fires spread until they either run out of material to burn, it rains or fire crews get involved. So far billions of animals have died, thousands of firefighters have been tackling the deadly flamesContinue reading “What's causing the Australian Bush Fires?”

Why Extinction Rebellion Need to Change Tactics

Science needs the facts. Climate change needs drastic and emergency action. A Climate Emergency exists – the science proves it. However Extinction Rebellion are targeting the wrong people and sending out a message which I don’t believe will help get more people involved and engaged in the longer term. This wave of protests has ledContinue reading “Why Extinction Rebellion Need to Change Tactics”

The Bay Trust

The Bay Trust are an inspiring education, conservation and preservation charity based on the White Cliffs of Dover. They’re on a mission to get communities working collaboratively and igniting the public’s curiosity in nature and the world around them. They do this through a number of means – from sustainable working to outdoors learning and evenContinue reading “The Bay Trust”

The Fed Cup | #ThrowbackThursday

For this week, I’ve put together some of the pictures I took at April’s Fed Cup. Held at the Copperbox arena in London, the GB tennis team battled to victory against Kazakhstan for a place in tennis’ World Group. Pictures above (clockwise): 1. The GB bench cheer on the team, 2 and 3. The GBContinue reading “The Fed Cup | #ThrowbackThursday”

Animals at Play | BBC 2

If you’re after a new TV show packed with cuteness and inspiring insights in the natural world then you have to watch Animals at Play on BBC 2. As Gordon Buchanan investigates – your kids may run riot when they play but this actually has a proper reason behind it. All animals spend vast amountsContinue reading “Animals at Play | BBC 2”

Why has it been so hot? |#ClimateTalk

This week Britain baked in seriously uncomfortable temperatures of nearly 40C, breaking the all time UK record of 38.5C. This isn’t the full story as it followed a record breaking June across Europe as far as heatwaves are concerned. Why has it been so hot, and is the climate change to blame? If it isContinue reading “Why has it been so hot? |#ClimateTalk”