Ernest Journal - Issue 6


A treasury of artefacts, inventions and curious tales including sea monsters, unexplained sounds, brain theft, sleep patterns, a balloon riot, aqua mess, Admiral Byrd’s Snow Cruiser, a red-faced malkoha and a guide to pressing seaweed.

Curious histories
Share in the joy of exploring sea-shanties, superstitions and sea-faring vernacular.

Examine the allure of basic structures at the ends of the world to understand our relationship with isolation, wilderness and creativity.

Slow adventure
Soak up the atmosphere of an Ecuadorian cloud forest.

Meet the archivists who become so immersed in cataloguing the work of 19th-century wood engravers, the Dalziel Brothers, that their research seeped into their daily lives.

Timeless style
Follow writer Oliver Carter-Wakefield and photographer Hanson Leatherby as they lace up their hobnail boots and woollen breeches to ascend Snowdon in the footsteps of George Mallory.

24-page guide to the Galapagos Islands
Go in search of Darwin's finches on this archipelago the naturalist described as 'eminently curious' and find out what happens when humans seek utopia in this unearthly landscape.

Wild food
Read the history of Burton ale, a vanished brew that was once as popular as an IPA. And a Bristol coffee roaster shares his love of restored machinery.

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