A history of the use of holly
Kissing under the mistletoe – why do we do it?
Advent botany – plants used to celebrate Christmas around the world
More advent botany – this time from Jeanne Osnas
At this time of year you are quite likely to find butterflies in the house – this is what you should do with them
Fascinating video about the evolution of humans with a haunting soundtrack
Turns out we can’t blame Jimi Hendrix or Katherine Hepburn for the UK’s parakeets 🙂 If you want to read the scientific version it it is here
Turning science into fiction – check it out
Why don’t modern day scientists write like Darwin?
Long live the apostrophe – we need them desperately