Simplify

I buy too much Stuff! Was looking for something in my room the other day and was disturbed by the amount of Stuff that I had to shift out of the way in order to look for whatever it was.  A seriously disturbing amount of Stuff.  The trouble with e-commerce …

Someday my plinth will come

So today marked the beginning of Antony Gormley’s “performance piece” on the empty plinth on Trafalgar Square.  The idea is that for the next 100 days anyone can apply for a 1 hour spot to mount the plinth – a focal point in one of the most photographed places on …

Evidence shmevidence

OK, so one of my favourite particle physicists – Dr Simon Singh, author of “Big Bang” (the best book I’ve ever read on the development of understanding of the origin of the universe) – is in a spot of legal hot water at the moment surrounding a comment piece he …

:'(

Bugger. Just found out from Dad that our little dog Bojangles passed away this morning back in Adelaide: something to do with diabetic complications, which we didn’t realise he had. I was really looking forward to seeing him again at Christmas.  Depressingly stupid animal, but a real little character, scamp …

Snap snap flap flap

In the absence of an opportunity to type anything substantial this week, here’s a selection of photos I snapped out the window of our plane as we returned from Sweden back in January. Brilliant. (It has also occurred to me that the reasons I’ve never taken such pictures before are …