Archives for August 21, 2007

Bayeux

We recently visited Bayeux, to see the famous tapestry, but I thought the cathedral was better. And its free! So I shall bore you with my photos, if you click here.

If you live outside the UK, chances are that you haven’t noticed the climate “camp” protests at Heathrow. Despite various forecasts of direct action, there seems to have been very little action and a lot of sitting around. I’m left wondering why they bothered. One obvious answer is the famous “Something must be done! This…

RC laid into tipping points a while back but now they are back in fashion, it seems: via Tim Lenton, reported at RC today. But they seem as vague and ill-defined as ever. I still retain my antipathy to the idea. TL has now switched from “tipping points” to “tipping elements” to describe the components…