Communicating Information to the Public during the Coronavirus Crisis

The manner of communicating the coronavirus crisis to the public has been woeful, if not dismal. The message about just how serious the outbreak will be hasn’t been getting through. Arguably, it had no chance of ever doing so. The immediate confusion that has arisen from the UK government’s “lockdown that isn’t a lockdown” is… Continue reading Communicating Information to the Public during the Coronavirus Crisis

Frank Buckland’s 1874 Lecture to the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Commerce and Manufactures

In January 1874, the naturalist, writer, publisher and fisheries inspector, Mr. Frank Buckland Esq., gave one of his famous lectures to a large audience, which consisted principally of parents with their young children. The event was billed as a holiday diversion ‘especially for juveniles’ and it was held at the Society for the Encouragement of… Continue reading Frank Buckland’s 1874 Lecture to the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Commerce and Manufactures