All the rightings

BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Life-like walking female robot

It’s not quite life-like in its gait but it’s spooky.  Life-like walking female robot BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Life-like walking female robot ...

Oldest English Words Identified

BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | ‘Oldest English words’ identified Some of the oldest words in English have been identified, scientists say. Reading University researchers claim “I”, “we”, “two” and “three” are among the most ancient, dating back tens … Continue reading → ...

Positive Feedback

There seems to have been some positive feedback from the radio show last week. I got a text from Kath in the week to tell me the manager of Saint FM gave a ‘fantastic report’. I think he was also talking about … Continue reading → ...

Radio Debut

Today I was on local radio. Saint FM to be precise. Broadcasting to the Maldon and Dengie area from St. Peter’s School in Burnham. Kath persuaded me to go on her show, “The Universal Therapy Show”, after I’d talked to her about … Continue reading → ...

Burning Bridges

“We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered.” — Tom Stoppard — ...

A Question of Attraction

What is about some people that causes an excitement, an instant attraction? A man came to the office today to drop in a quote for some work for us and I went down to answer the door. He was tall, … Continue reading → ...

Short Trousers

I just heard on QI this evening that to save cloth in the second world war turnups on trousers were banned and boys had to wear shorts until the age of 12. This idea obviously carried on beyond the war … Continue reading → ...

Look Well To This Day For It Is Life

I seem to be reading books I need lately. I seem to be choosing books I need. Books about love, life and how to move forward. How life springs from death but more importantly how life springs from allowing yourself to mourn … Continue reading → ...

Time for Contemplation

I thought it had been a lot longer since I last wrote anything here. I was surprised to find it was only early January. The times I’ve sat down to write and then closed the page without writing anything. It’s … Continue reading → ...
Ice Circle

Ice Circle

From: www.dailymail.co.uk 13th January 2009 A disc of ice, measuring 10ft across, was spotted in Devon during last week’s freeze, swirling on the River Otter near Honiton. Ice circles are known to appear in the Arctic, Scandinavia and Canada, but … Continue reading → ...