Other Microlectures

Author Grant Gordon sailed over 55,000 nautical miles rounding Cape Horn and the Cape of Good Hope. Louise Adventure records the stories of the people, places and events that shaped this round-the-world odyssey.

The autobiography sheds light on Jackman’s lifelong love of nature, instilled by childhood holidays and the stories that led to his passion for Africa and the big cats that still enthral him.

Sunflowers for soldiers: one girl, two dogs and 616 sunflower seeds – Janey McGill

Along a 630-mile trek of the South West Coast Path, Janey McGill planted sunflower seeds to honour the 616 soldiers severely wounded as a result of the war in Afghanistan.

James Raffan circumnavigated the Arctic Circle to put a human face on climate change. His rare and insightful story touches the Earth's last wild places revealing the breadth of human adaptation and ingenuity.