Weekend Whimsy…. The Altcanohead Chronicles (An alternate history of the adventures of Volcanohead)

Around the same time Bárðarbunga was erupting, Facebook introduced an app called BitStrips that lets users create single-panel comic strips with cartoon versions themselves and friends that could be posed and given speech-balloons and captions. Each day they offered a new vignette and suggested text..and occasionally they could even be strung together to tell a…

Just for fun! – Volcano mandala colouring challenge!

It seems that colouring books for adults are the newest rage. Thought to relieve stress, grown-ups are once again taking up crayons, coloured pencils or pens and finding their inner child. I’ve seen books of detailed images of flowers or animals, mosaics and patterns, and even one of intricate stained-glass designs incorporating popular swear-words. (No,…

Lava Life #3 – When volcanoes get active

Volcanoes are not always on the most friendly of terms with their human neighbours, but they have been given an undue bad-rap by some people as the #1 cause of greenhouse gases, especially in climate-science-denying circles.  Read more below about volcanoes and CO2 Who produces more CO2? Humans, or volcanoes? From the U.S. Geological Survey’s Volcanic…