Mike playing with the West Gallery choir at Lewes St Anne's 2019
with Dan Nilsson summer 2019 Backeskog, a lovely conference where Mike met many longstanding friends and colleagues and thoroughly enjoyed being the Grand Old Man
with Dan Nilsson Beckeskog 2019
Mike with Rosemary, Kate Chloe and Georgie just before Rosemary's 70th birthday, June 2019
Summer 1993, Beaufort N Carolina. The boat is stranded on the mud where Mike spent many happy hours chasing fiddler crabs with a remote controlled Tonka truck. Low tech science.
Mike graduating from Cambridge (63?)
young Mike and Adam, 1970?
Three generations of Lands on the day after Mike’s 76th birthday.
Sweaters 1989 - with Tom Cronin and Ros Cronin
Mike's painting, view from the flat in Triora, Italy
A family photo on the occasion of Uncle Tony's wedding ... like Father like Son
Bee orchid somewhere close to a happy Mike
Very important ID photo of orchid bits
Family Land in our Wedding field at the farm in 2007
All at sea; with Mike somewhere off West Africa
Uncle Mike, Rosemary and Ju arriving at my wedding on 19th May 2007
On the Sydney Harbour ferry
Mike making a cup of tea in 1999 - the view from his eye tracker - the white spot shows where he was looking
Mike in 2001 wearing one of the eye trackers he built in the late 1990s
At Ben Tatler's wedding in August 2011
with Ben Tatler at Ben's wedding in August 2011
Crab house meal 2018
Algy the kitten
Our Loud Wind group meeting in Triora. On Loretto bridge in 2015
On acceptance for Cambridge
Mike and Tony
Crab house meal 2018
Mike and his brother Tony at Pat and Tony's 50th wedding anniversary
With sister Janet 2013, shrimp lunch at Parkgate on The Wirral
photographing a fly orchid Kent 2017
The crab arrived
proud grandfather, Georgie I think
Mike wearing a device for measuring eye movements
At Beckaskog summer 2019
Looking at a stag beetle with grandchildren kew 2019
Mike and brother Tony summer 2019
Mike Land - a natural with all small children
A word of explanation - this was French squaddie restaurant. The food was excellent but most of the decor consisted either of nudes, guns, and sometimes both at the same time.
"And if you look just there, you should be able to see......"
Don't let the music stop!
Ensuring his grandchildren have a lifelong fear of mediaeval music
Christmas 2019, just last year
Christmas Pudding Eyes
Jenny and Graeme's wedding
Dad and Uncle Ian after some "giggle juice", Christmas 2005
April 2012 - Family trip to Greenwich for Dad's 70th
October 2009 - helping us get plants for our new house!
Family celebration with Rosemary, Kate and Penny in Southover Grange, Summer 2002
Cindy, Kirsty and I joined Mike and family (and Jack!) on holiday in the Dordogne, summer 1999
Mike and Rosemary in Triora.
Grandads Mike and Colin celebrating Eloise's arrival with a somewhat nervous Kirsty
Christmas 2005. My father and Uncle Mike after sampling a little whisky. I like the 'understanding' look on Uncle Mike's face!
A fond memory of a Robinson/Land summer picnic in Richmond Park. A statistician came round optimistically brandishing a questionnaire and was delighted to find a bunch of willing participants led on by Kate and Uncle Mike IIRC.
A festive musical interlude
And Kirsty played Father Christmas
I used to be a gymnast, you know
Christmas in Finsbury Park
Mike and Rosemary on their wedding day 6th December 1980, what a wonderfully sunny day! I was delighted to be one of their witnesses.
Lizard orchid White House June 1985. Taken at Kate's birthday party.
Mike learning the Arabic script while on a Nile Cruise Feb 2010
Party in our garden in Berkeley with Gerald Westheimer and Horace Barlow summer 1969
Mike, Char, Ju and Adam - London summer 1970
Mike with Adam 22nd March 1969 Bancroft Avenue, Berkeley
Mike in California 1967
Ju and Mike - Reading 1965
Mike, Ian and Janet 1969
Sweden lecture 2004
Mike and Tony
Mike solving a tricky problem on board RRS Discovery 1987
On board RRS Discovery 1987 (1)
Dan's best photo of Mike, taken on board RRS Discovery 1987
Backaskog Slott August 2019
With Marshalls & Cronins, Ringmer January 2020
at the crayfish party in Backaskog 2019, by Kentaro Arikawa
Invertebrate Vision Conference, Bäckaskog 2008 with Doekele Stavenga
Invertebrate Vision Conference, Bäckaskog 2008 with (l to r) Sara Warrant, Justin Marshall, Tom Cronin, Tom Labhart and Sönke Johnsen
Invertebrate Vision Conference, Bäckaskog 2008 with Dan Nilsson
Invertebrate Vision Conference, Bäckaskog 2008 with (l to r) Karin Nordström, Justin Marshall, Holger Krapp and Sönke Johnsen
A memorable lunch at Gravetye with Paul and Lynne. One of only two meals out in 2020.
As we were waiting for the boat to return to Brisbane after our field trip to Heron Island, Penny, Mike and I (and I'm probably forgetting others) went swimming and reading at the beach. Mike went off with his sketch pad instead!