Helen Gordon’s books include a novel, ‘Landfall’ (Penguin) and, most recently, ‘Notes from Deep Time: A Journey Through Our Past and Future Worlds’ (Profile Books).

Courtesy Natural History Museum

The Jurassic fossils of the Cotswolds reveal prehistoric secrets – and can help us predict the future

A pair of amateur fossil hunters have uncovered a section of Jurassic sea floor in a sleepy corner of England

19 Aug 2021

Fossil hunting and forbidden love – ‘Ammonite’ reviewed

Francis Lee’s film plays fast and loose with Mary Anning’s life – but at least it digs the great geologist out of historical obscurity

31 Mar 2021