You can read Michael Peel’s account of his journey, with the crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Dallas, across the oil-rich Gulf of Guinea here.
Rebecca Giggs watches the slow death of a beached humpback whale.
As a child, Primo Levi discovered the surprising brutality to raising tadpoles.
Anthony Doerr on the most marvellous thing he's ever seen: the migration of butterflies in Wyoming.
The loss of a cat leads to recollections of other losses in this memoir by Mary Gaitskill.
Hilary Mantel grew up with a dog she called Victor and a brother she called pig.
‘The blend of volatile domestic politics and geostrategic oil interests is at best opaque and at worst thoroughly corrosive of all involved.’
‘The viewer has to pour their own unconscious into interpreting these images, make them their own, allow themselves to be encouraged by the existence of a void.’
‘I now see Melting Rainbows as a self-referential project to parse the universe which we inhabit.’
‘In March 2011, the Great East Japan Earthquake occurred.’
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