Deadly volcanic flows
Interviews

Deadly volcanic flows

As everyone of course knows, Dante’s Peak is the greatest of all geological disaster movies (fight with me in the comments.) So I was thrilled last month when University of Hull volcanologist Dr Rebecca Williams not only delivered a brilliant London Lecture, but confirmed that the film is, at least pyroclastically speaking, more or less … Continue reading

The 2016 Great Geobakeoff
Events

The 2016 Great Geobakeoff

It’s hard to believe the Great Geobakeoff is already in its third magnificent year! It’s been twelve months since our twitter feed was last covered in cake, and we have missed you, geobakers. We hope you’ve been practising, because, once again in time for the Easter holidays, we’re excited to bring you….The Great Geobakeoff 2016! Continue reading

On the edge of a Massive Massif
Features

On the edge of a Massive Massif

I have lived in south-west France for 8 years, while completing several British university degrees, mostly around earth sciences and environmental studies – hence my semi-professional and unreservedly enthusiastic geological interest. Castres is famously ‘rugby country’ (at least amongst us aficionados); otherwise, these last ramparts of the Massif Central are little known, even by the … Continue reading