Tip of the Pandemic Iceberg

Victoria Gill, a BBC science correspondent, recently wrote an article about how the current Coronavirus pandemic likely will not the last pandemic we experience during our lifetime. As humans encroach on the natural world the potential for a viral “spillover” becomes more and more certain. The pandemic we are experiencing is the proverbial tip ofContinue reading “Tip of the Pandemic Iceberg”

UK’s largest solar farm given the go-ahead in Kent

I’m not going to pretend to know much about this, because… well, I don’t. What i do know is that the proposed site is called Cleve Hill in Kent. The solar farm will cover over 900 acres and provide energy for 91,000 homes – for comparisons sake an average coal power-plant is about 19 acresContinue reading “UK’s largest solar farm given the go-ahead in Kent”

Explorers Discover Space Rocks that could Help Crack the Puzzle of how the Earth Took Shape

Scientists trawling the wastes of the Antarctic have discovered fragments of meteorites that are rich in iron. This find could help fill in the gaps of how the solar system and our planet was formed. For more check out https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24632840-600-the-amazing-antarctic-discovery-that-could-tell-us-how-earth-was-made/

Empty Stadiums

Sport is making a return. Finally! I’m a huge NFL fan and thankfully our season hasn’t been impacted as of yet. However, there’s a very real possibility that games may be played in empty stadiums. That has certainly been the case for the Bundesliga, where football (soccer) fans have been forced to watch from theContinue reading “Empty Stadiums”

Twitter fact-checks Trumps tweets

This is golden. Trumps social media platform of choice is turning on him. As per CNN “Twitter highlighted two of Trump’s tweets that falsely claimed mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud, appending a message the company has introduced to combat misinformation and disputed or unverified claims.”

More NASA/SpaceX Stuff (…probably not the last)

The SpaceX/NASA launch taking place in tomorrow is exciting stuff! I feel like this geeky space news needs to be as widely spread and talked about and blogged about as much as is humanly possible. Honestly, I love it. It feels like people are doing things in space finally. We need to get excited aboutContinue reading “More NASA/SpaceX Stuff (…probably not the last)”

The Owl and the Squirrel

Here’s a few illustrations from my new project. These are nothing but rough pieces at the moment, as i’m just trying to get ideas down and get the creative juices flowing. Bear in mind these are just roughs and basic character sheets – the story isn’t even fleshed out yet, but it’s getting there! Enjoy!