Solid yet impermanent; stark, yet rugged. And beautiful. Acclaimed poet and writer Nancy Campbell sets out from the world’s northernmost museum – at Upernavik in Greenland – to explore it in all its facets. From the Bodleian Library archives to the traces left by the great polar expeditions, from remote Arctic settlements to the ice houses of Calcutta, she examines the impact of ice on our lives at a time when it is itself under threat from climate change.
Hardback book. 336 pages.
Measures 13.5 x 2.4 x 21.6 cm.
Pour a mug of your favourite hot drink, and watch as the rising temperature causes coastlines to shrink and deserts expand on this temperature-sensitive mug. Porcelain Mug. Measures 9.3cm high.Not dishwasher safe.
A map showing the various sea areas around the British Isles adorns this mug. Now you can find out the locations of the interestingly named areas. Who hasn't wanted to know more about Dogger, German Bight and North Utsire? Bone china mug.Height 9cm.
Admiral Robert Fitzroy, most famous as Captain of The Beagle, essentially invented weather forecasting for the safety of sailors, spending his entire fortune to do so. One of his many inventions was the Storm Glass, a cylinder filled with a mixture of water, ethanol, potassium...
This mug is finely printed with a diagram of all the major cloud types, with their typical heights in the atmosphere. Apart from its usefulness, the gorgeous blue sky colour on the thin bone china makes it a very attractive mug. Bone china mug.Measures 8.5...