Discover stories behind the latest exhibitions, fascinating explorations into maritime science and archaeology, and the surprising details of what happens inside (and outside) a modern working museum.

02 Dec 2021

My new blog
A hammerhead shark. Image: EXTREME-PHOTOGRAPHER via istock.

03 Apr 2019

So you think you know a thing or two about sharks
Black tip reef shark. Image: Global_Pics/iStock.

05 Feb 2019

Thinking about sharks

25 Oct 2018

Make it at home: miniature garden terrariums

13 Jun 2017

Crafting a sensory forest
Casting and mold making

29 Mar 2017

Casting the past: How to make cheap, easy moulds and casts

17 Aug 2016

Swashbuckling Science

21 Jun 2016

How to make a mini planetarium

17 May 2016

Flying home: How to make a zoetrope