On looking for some ‘left-field’ geographical articles to read I came across this article about an academic attempting to create a ‘smellscape’ city map. As the researcher reported during the news article: “We spend most of our time walking around, we
As an avid beach walker, just thought I’d share this! Way back in 1997 the container ship ‘Tokio Express’, on route to New York City, was hit by a large wave off Lands End (U.K.) that caused 62 containers to
Whilst taking a walk on a local pier recently, I came across these 2 pieces of artwork which serve as a reminder of the dangers to humankind & our natural world caused by plastic pollution in our seas. As the Sky
Continuing this blogs theme of showing images that changed the world, the first time I saw this photograph taken by Kevin Carter (1960-1994) it deeply affected me. The accounts of the story behind the photograph also make disturbing reading. Photo courtesy
Continuing this blogs theme of showing images that changed the world, Lieutenant Charles Levy’s photograph of the mushroom cloud over Nagasaki, following the atomic weapon being released by a B29 on the 9th of August 1945, must surely rate as
Continuing with exploring nature in the city, have found this media clip of harbour & grey seals in London. Listening to the zoologist in the clip, it is pretty common to see seals not only in the Thames estuary, but
Was pointed out early in my academic studies that all the boundaries between countries are socially constructed! Also, that maps and globes are the product of humans. Nice colours on the manufactured globe though!
Just like many others on a Sunday, I ventured to the supermarket, but perhaps this trip was different … It came after I watched a few clips of the ‘Plastic Problem’ as featured on the BBC series ‘Blue Planet II’.