European Stone Stacking Championship

May 01, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Believe it or not, stone stacking has a growing following around the world. It is described as a "meditative artistic skill" with benefits akin to mindfulness. The second European championship was held in Dunbar, East Lothian, over the weekend of April 21st and 22nd 2018. The winner - with the highest total score over separate competitions - receiv...
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Photography in the Blood

January 27, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
In 1801, more than 50 years before Darwin published ‘Origin of Species’, Lamarck proposed his theory, ‘Inheritance of Acquired Characteristics’. This suggested that adaptive behaviours, beneficial to the success of an animal, could be passed on to offspring. This theory was condemned after the acceptance of Darwinism, although interestingly it has...
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