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I'm delighted to have provided an article for a forthcoming anthology about wading birds from Dunlin Press.

As you might expect, my article involves a walk on my beloved Moor, there's a bit of science, and Charles Darwin makes an appearance...
I have provided an article for a forthcoming anthology about wading birds.
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PLEASE SHARE: A very good friend of Charles Darwin, Michael Barton of The Dispersal of Darwin blog (Twitter: @darwinsbulldog), and his wife Catherine McMullen, have a cute young daughter, Afton, who suffers from frequent epileptic seizures which cannot be adequately controlled with medication. Michael and Catherine are trying to raise funds to help cover the extensive costs of neurosurgery, hospital stays, doctor visits, MRI and EEG tests, medication, and so on. If you would like to help, please follow the link below and make a donation...
https://www.gofundme.com/seizurefreechildho
Support Afton's fight for a seizure-free childhood! Afton is our charming, smart, and beautiful daughter. She loves to play outside, draw, and is learning a lot in preschool. Afton also has intractable focal epilepsy with right mesial temporal sclerosis. She has frequent seizures that cannot be...
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New post on my personal website...
The weekend on or nearest to St Valentine's Day marks a seasonal ritual for us: the annual pre-spring-cleaning of our blue tit nest-box.
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Coming to Twitter at 3pm UK time (10am US EST) on Darwin Day (this Friday, 12th), a one-hour questions and answers session about evolution, Darwin, and that sort of stuff. Featuring Yours Truly as ‘a Darwin expert’. (I paid them to say that.)

Use the Twitter hashtag #DarwinDayQA
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I've just written a review of Charles Darwin's wonderful, final book—about worms!
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[Dreadful pun alert] New article on my personal website about my first attempt (at school) at writing about the history of science, and an important lesson learnt..
http://richardcarter.com/bacon-and-x/
Not wishing to boast, but Richard Carter didn't get C-minuses—and he certainly didn't get SEE MEs.
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An April Fools trick played on Charles Darwin...
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New Notebook entry about a remarkable and thrilling encounter on the Dee Marshes last week...
In which I witness a peregrine and buzzard hunting together—almost as a team.
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Seven years ago today, I planted the Darwin Bicentennial Oak in my garden.
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New post on my personal website on the delicate subject of...
When you see a bird often enough, its jizz begins to rub off on you—if you'll pardon the expression.
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I was asked to provide some nature book recommendations:
My recommendations for some top nature reading have been included in the updated Caught by the River Nature Book Reader webzine.
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A new post on my personal website, in which I freak out at the stars, then try to photograph them...
 
New article, in which I attempt to photograph the Milky Way Galaxy (from the inside)…

“You feel as if you're going to fall; fall upwards, up into the stars. Your brain reels. Upside-down vertigo. Invertigo.”
I've never seen stars remotely approaching those in Anglesey. There are so damn many of them. Thousand upon thousand. Too many to count.
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Charlie is our Darwin
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For Darwin fans everywhere, with members in 92 countries !

The Friends of Charles Darwin were founded in 1994 to campaign for the depiction of their hero, Charles Darwin, on a Bank of England bank note. The great man finally appeared on the new £10 note in November, 2000.

Due to popular demand, we're still taking on new members. So if you can truly say "Charlie is my Darwin", and you'd like to be able to write the letters FCD after your name, why not join us? It's free!


The Friends of Charles Darwin is run by +Richard Carter, FCD.