Labradorite What & how does it glow?

Labradorite

Labradorite – did you know? Beautiful Labradorite is named after Labrador.  Where it was first found.  No, not by a golden coloured sniffer dog ha! Labradorite Optical Qualities: Labradorite is a  highly prized and much admired mineral.  What exactly is it and why does it do that amazing glowing thing?  Labradorite is sought after and […]

Charles Darwin and other great reads..

Charles Darwin

 Of Charles Darwin: ‘Fossils, Finches and Fuegians’, by Richard Keynes If you fancy a fascinating read, try  ‘Fossils, Finches and Fuegians’.  It is  an account of Charles Darwin ’s travels on ‘The Beagle’.   It is by his great grandson, Richard Keynes.   Here are a few bits that made us chuckle… “I am quite charmed with Geology […]