Nacreous clouds

Over the last couple of days, towards sunrise and sunset, our skies have contained something that I never really hoped …

New fun quiz: Church Search

A nice relaxing little brainteaser for you… can you match these churches, abbeys and cathedrals to their rightful name?   (Some are easier …

Fog bows

The only time I have ever seen a fog bow is very early one summer’s morning, as we were driving towards …

Trees of life

“What a marvelous cooperative arrangement – plants and animals each inhaling each other’s exhalations, a kind of planet-wide mutual mouth-to-stoma …

What’s this?

This time my quiz is short and sweet – tell me what this is! Extra clues:   it measures about 5 …

Anti-crepuscular rays

“Anti-crepuscular rays!” isn’t perhaps the first expression that springs to mind when you’re surveying the early evening sky but it’s …

You and whose army?

How much do you remember about Britain’s battlefields and the kings who won – and lost – their crowns?   …