Monthly Archives: November 2016

Now 95

Now 95 has one of the prettiest covers for a Now! compilation. It features snow, ice, penguins, igloos, icicles, shooting stars and aurora borealis. But then, aurora borealis means the Northern Lights that are seen in the North Pole, and … Continue reading

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Planet Earth II – ‘Jungles’

CONTAINS SPOILERS The third episode of Planet Earth II was on ‘Jungles’. Earth is the only planet we know of that has life, and jungles contain 50% of all the plants and animals on land, despite covering less than 6% … Continue reading

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Planet Earth II – ‘Mountains’

CONTAINS SPOILERS The second episode of Planet Earth II was about ‘Mountains’. In the Arabian peninsula Nubian ibex deliberately choose the steepest cliffs with which to raise their young. As the cliffs are so high and steep it means predators … Continue reading

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Planet Earth II – ‘Islands’

CONTAINS SPOILERS Planet Earth was a groundbreaking BBC natural history documentary that was broadcast in 2006, and narrated by┬áDavid Attenborough. It was one of the very best TV series of the 2000s. Ten years on, this is the sequel, Planet … Continue reading

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Lambert The Sheepish Lion

Lambert The Sheepish Lion was a Disney animated short released in 1952 and directed by Jack Hannah. I’m not sure if it was inspired by the phrase “the lion shall lie down with the lamb”, but if so, it’s quite … Continue reading

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