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Building Palaeogeographic Maps in R

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At the end of last year, I was looking at data from the Palaeobiology Database (PBDB) and wanted to draw a map of where fossils were found. I made such maps ...

The joy of a hairline sans

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I admire good typography. Both the look and idiosyncrasies of pretty fonts, and their arrangement and use in everything from books through billboards to titl...

Brunel Sinfonia Lockdown Projects

less than 1 minute read

In my non-working time I’m a musician – playing tuba in a few local orchestras and wind bands, and piano for myself in my room. Of course playing together in...

Some palaeoart that colour my walls

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At the moment, I, and many others, are spending much time indoors. Here in the UK, the lockdown is likely to continue for some time, in one form or another, ...