Catocala fraxini m., the Blue Underwing. Collection of Indra Sinha.
This specimen taken by S. Wakeley, ex-President of the British Entomological Society in Ham Street, Kent, on 13 July 1959.
The Alchemy of Life by Rachael Ashe. An altered book, with resonances of alchemy, herbalism and medicine. Rachael used a book, sewing pattern paper, locking mechanism, coins, rusty key, glass bottles, copper wire, dried flowers, metal chain, pencil crayon, bamboo stick, map fragment, book page fragment, feathers, bird seed, and various herbs and spices. For more work by Rachael please visit her portfolio.
Moon phase software personalised for this website by moonconnection.com.
Interview with Nabokov from The Paris Match, 2011. Vera and Vladimir Nabokov chasing butterflies. Photo: Marianna Rothen.
George Orwell, ‘Politics and the English Language’. First published in Horizon, April 1946. Ed. Cyril Connolly. Photograph: CSU Archv / Everett / Rex Features