A majesty of swans at Abbotsbury Swannery, Dorset. Home to the largest colony of mute swans in England, 1,400 winter here, and each season, 160 mating pairs rear their cygnets beside the eight-mile long Fleet.
My first blogpost: RIP Alfred Russel Wallace. Click the photo to read. I grew up in the town Alfred Russel Wallace died in, but didn’t even know who he was till I was 20 and in my third year of university. He was a very important scientist, and without him, Charles Darwin’s On The Origin of Species wouldn’t have been published when it was.