EVERYTHING is very plain and modern now,” a dying man tells the author Jack London roughly halfway through Minds of Winter, warning the writer against the gothic, supernatural excesses of the yarn he is spinning in a hospital ward.
Sat, 24 Sep, 2016
YES, the sights are wondrous in this retracing of the journey of 18th century explorer John Franklin.
Sat, 14 May, 2016
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Tue, 04 Aug, 2015
Canadian explorers say they have found one of two British explorer ships that vanished in the Arctic nearly 170 years ago.
Thu, 11 Sep, 2014
There can hardly be an Arctic misadventure or mystery more remembered in song and legend than the 1845 exhibition led by John Franklin to Canada’s Northwest Passage.
The proud, beaming smiles of the Franklin family yesterday hid the painful reality of a terrible tragedy.
Wed, 28 Aug, 2013
With Arctic ice melting at a faster rate than ever before, raising sea levels and causing severe weather, action is needed before it’s too late, reports Stefan Rahmstorf
Sat, 15 Sep, 2012
I’M just back from Achill, a wet windy outpost of mountains and cliffs, where it gets dark later than anywhere else in Europe.
Mon, 03 Sep, 2012
Newly published this week
Sat, 11 Jun, 2011
IN January 2007, a strange bird was seen on the sea off Farnham in Yorkshire.
Mon, 12 Apr, 2010
Franklin, Tragic Hero of Polar Navigation, by Andrew Lambert, Faber and Faber, £20.
Tue, 16 Jun, 2009
A PAIR of brown eyes stare, unseeing, at the hospital ceiling. A father leans over his brain-dead son and points to a graze on his chin.
Mon, 10 Feb, 2003
THE father of a young man beaten unconscious by a gang still clocks up 140 miles most days to be at his son’s hospital bedside.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2002
The parents of a 20-year-old student, who is in a critical condition after being savagely beaten, are today keeping a vigil at his hospital bedside.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2002
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