I was born and educated in Wales and, after a career in scientific research, I have an emeritus position as Professor of Biology at Aberystwyth University. I now write about evolution, genetics, plant science and anything else that takes my fancy.  I’ve also led a parallel life as a devout jazz musician.

Green lives matter

Plant blindness is a new book, now available through Summerfield Books and AmazonUK. Without plants there would be no life on Earth. They feed, clothe and nurture us. We need…

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Croissants de soleil

Veronique Bouchet and I continue our collaboration at a distance with this nice chanson. Mostly arranged and performed while apart, completed when Veronique made her first visit to the Cwtch…

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