The Infinite Monkey Cage

Posted by Graeme Lyons , Monday, 20 June 2011 19:12

Went to Farnham Heath today to discuss heathland recreation from conifer plantation.  A very useful day and we did manage a tiny bit of botany in the process. I finally caught up with Heath Cudweed which has eluded me for some time, even at this site when I worked for the RSPB! I also spotted this labiate next to where we parked. Not in flower yet but I think it is probably Round-leaved Mint. Like I need flowers to tick something anyway? Flowers are cheating!
But why the title you ask? Well, when driving back and listening to Radio 4 in the pickup, the witty popular science radio show The Infinite Monkey Cage came on. I hadn't heard it before but when I heard Brian Cox was on it I thought I would give it a go. The next guest was none other than the author of the Watchmen, Alan Moore. By this time I was a little excited. Then they announced the third guest. None other than one of my old astrophysics lecturers from fifteen years ago, Ed Copeland! Best journey home from work ever.

2 Response to "The Infinite Monkey Cage"

sarah P Says:

Could have put you onto some Heath Cudweed in Fernhurst!

Graeme Lyons Says:

There is so much to see, I should really get round to making the list of embarssing things I have not seen. Can't believe I still need Field Mouse-ear.

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