On a freezing winter night, an enthusiastic audience gathered to hear one of the greatest polar heroes of them all
“I know of no pleasure deeper than that which comes from contemplating the natural world and trying to understand it.” Sir David Attenborough, ‘Life on Air‘
A plant collector and a British spy… two intrepid explorers, lured by the mystery of an unexplored canyon and the ‘Lost Falls’ of the Brahmaputra
How many lives did this fearless Australian explorer have? A lot, is the answer – and he lived them all to the full
Why am I here, and what am I doing in the archives of the RSGS? I’ll try to explain!