Archives for April, 2009

I quite like reading the Torygraph. Unlike the Grauniad it doesn’t tell me what I want to know. But every now and again it is time for a reality check, and the most recent demonstration of their utter incompetence at reporting GW is Rise of sea levels is ‘the greatest lie ever told’, which uncritically…

House of Suns

Well, I read it, so I may as well blog it. If that sounds unenthusiastic, then yes, I am. It is a book, in case you haven’t realised; inevitably it has a wiki page so I won’t summarise it here or even tell you the author. It gets less and less plausible as it goes…

Swan attack!

Let’s see if I can post this before Emma does :-) As noted elsewhere, during the nesting season some of the swans on the river, and one in particular, can become aggressive. The one at the end of the reach seems partciularly provoked by our white blades. So when we were coming back today we…

I hate blogs that force you to jump through hoops to post comments, especially when those hoops don’t work. So I could mail Gareth to complain about my inability to comment on “The inner mounting flame” but I’m too impatient, so instead I’ll just post my minor snark here: It sez: “This is a global…