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Date archive: November 2014

For all scots out there in the UK and around the world on the 30th of November, have a great St Andrews Day. St Andrew, our patron saint whom we share with Greece, Romania, Russia, Poland, Ukraine, the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople and Saint Andrew, Barbados. And as an Anderson, ‘son of Andrew’ I celebrate this day with a bit of haggis and…

In my business, presenting to children and adults, feedback is vital and much appreciated. Young schoolchildren often send drawings they create after my talks as part of ongoing school projects. I particularly enjoy their penguin and polar bear pictures inspired by my Polar talks. Here are two samples of the wonderful images I have received. The detail…

Well that’s according to the survey that puts John Lewis Partnership‘s ‘MONTY the Xmas Penguin‘ top for favourite Xmas 2014 TV Adverts. Well sorry to spoil it folks, but Monty and Mabel are not real, they are cgi creations! Penguins fill our lives, from hit films (Happy Feet, Madagascar), a UK publisher to a famous…

Working at the computer this morning and noticed a grey squirrel having breakfast at the expense of the birds in my neighbour’s garden. It was interesting to see how the squirrel worked out the best way to suspend itself to get access to the bird feeder. Amazing the powerful urge of our wildlife to build…

I am delighted to have been asked to run a course at the internationally renowned Marlborough College Summer School in Wiltshire, which will be in its 41st season in 2015. I will be presenting a ‘Wanderlust Week’ in August 2015 – a richly illustrated course looking at some of the wilderness places, unique wildlife and amazing peoples I have…

Just back from a two day conference in sunny Cyprus, the birthplace of Aphrodite, and appropriately called the ‘Island of Love’. But that was mythology, and in reality Cyprus is a divided island. Nicosia, the capital, boasts ‘the last remaining divided capital in Europe’. On Thursday we walked from the Cypriot part of the city into the Turkish…

November 2 – 8, 2014 is International Polar Bear Week I am delighted that QUARK Expeditions have used one of the photos I took of a mother polar bear and her 6 month old cub from our 2011 North Pole trip, when I was the ship’s photographer. These magnificent animals are suffering greatly from the effects of…

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