These are a handful of macro shots from one of the glass houses at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew.
Earlier in the year I was lucky enough to win an EU-INTERACT grant for research in the Arctic.
As wikipedia quite right states, Lapland is home to Father Christmas and of course Rudolph. Amongst less import claims to fame, Lapland also has..
Trees are often overlooked at the best of times, in favor of the more exciting and exotic wildlife that lives among them.
One of the subtleties of the Scottish landscape is that everything is described as a hill. I've spent the last week up there (in the rain) on a variety of those hills doing a final spot of fieldwork before Winter closes in and covers everything in a few feet of snow.
I'm heading North to start a new project on Scotland's montane woodlands