Category: Other

Rational Optimism
By: Date: August 7, 2011 Categories: Other

I spotted a friend had updated her Facebook status earlier today, describing her young son’s horror at reports of riots on Newsround. At the end of her status update she posed the question : “What world is it that we are creating her our children?” My initial one line response was “Not one that is…

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Uncaged Monkeys @ Hammersmith Apollo
By: Date: May 19, 2011 Categories: Events,Other

I went to see Brian Cox, Robin Ince et al at Hammersmith Apollo on Monday night, doing the show they call “Uncaged Monkeys”. The show takes its name from the Radio 4 Show “Infinite Monkey Cage” which Cox and Ince co-present with a variety of guests. The radio show and the live show are based…

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A.C. Grayling and Rowan Williams
By: Date: May 12, 2011 Categories: Events,Other

I had the pleasure of being in the audience of a discussion event featuring the philosopher Anthony Grayling and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams yesterday evening. It was at London’s Southbank Centre. It was an excellent discussion. I have to be honest and say, probably not one where I really learned any new facts,…

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First post – header photo
By: Date: May 9, 2011 Categories: My Photos,Other,Photography

Just showed this building site to a friend who said “I hate that theme”. To which I said “at least I changed the photo”…. (pause) …. “for one I took myself”. To which he replied “thought it was a stock photo.. looks amazing”. Yes I took the photo myself, it’s the top of City Hall…

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