Think GQ, with a slice of selfless personality...
"I want a reality based on how I feel now, and I shouldn't have to work or wait for it." Don't we associate this behaviour with toddlers? What does that say about our current state of social development?
I can still hear John's voice resonating across Mile End's floodlit track, on winter nights. "Ho!" would be the cry, signalling ANOTHER 300m repetition. The group would lurch forwards to speed, assuming a human steam train, as it hurtled through the night, heavy breathing becoming condensation, pluming into the cold air. "Right through!" would signal... Continue Reading →
I'll never forget the moment it happened, as I'm sure no one else can. I was typing some homework on an electric typewriter that we had acquired somehow. I can't remember where we got it. I only remember that you could type so many characters and then had to push enter for the line to... Continue Reading →
I saw this on the BBC and thought you should see it: Dictionary of dead language complete after 90 years - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-13715296 This is old news, dating back to June 2011. I still find it fascinating, though. Sometimes, it's as if scientific breakthrough today is a regurgitation of ancient news, dating back to pre- ancient... Continue Reading →
I saw this on the BBC and thought you should see it: Face of Orkney's St Magnus reconstructed - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-38892669 This area of forensics and DNA really fascinate me. It's good to be able to add a further dimension when reading historical documents of people and events. Sometimes, I read about how we lived historically... Continue Reading →