Of worms kingdoms and horses

Recently discovered mortal remains of Richard III contain a hefty dose of worms: an ignoble end for an overly ambitious leader. How are the mighty fallen.

Antibiotic Armageddon

A fresh looking at the battle with antibiotic resistance, with a call to arms.

Debt of Honour

Debt of Honour, a feature exhibition at the Museum of Western Australia on the 2nd World War commando operation by 2nd/2nd Independent Company in East Timor

Explorers reviewed

book review on Explorers; the Royal Geographical Society’s introduction to the adventurers who first opened the door on remote places, with links to the RGS, Palin and Fiennes home pages

Fever reviewed

Fever. How malaria has ruled humankind for 500,000 years. Sonia Shah. Allen & Unwin. Australia 2010. ISBN 978 1 74237 048 4 If you want to read a book on malaria critically, there can’t be a better way than at bedtime sweating under the protection of a mosquito net. I was overseas, germ hunting again and […]