The North

The North

Ever since I can remember, I've had an obsession with the arctic. It comes from Phillip Pullman's 'His Dark Materials', in particular, 'The Northern Lights'. Its actually one of the first books I read and had probably influenced my life in too many ways! Lyra was...

Something New

Something New

There are times in our lives where constant themes, patterns or images seem to dominate. For me, recently, it has been the idea that if we do not like the way things are perceived, presented, manufactured or sold, then instead of just complaining about what we do not...

The Whale

The Whale

"Chief among these motives was the overwhelming idea of the great whale himself. Such a portentous and mysterious monster roused all my curiosity" Moby-Dick

Summer on the North Atlantic

Summer on the North Atlantic

On the 12th of July, I packed my bag again and headed to the airport ready t0 fly t0 Newfoundland, Canada. In Newfoundland I was joining a 40 ft sailing research vessel called Balaena and we were  headed out to spend 3 weeks researching whales in the North Atlantic....