I feel nothing but sorrow. I feel a sense of loss, of sadness as I walk down the well trodden streets of Bath today. Some people are wearing masks in the street. Others are not. Some people are wearing masks in the restaurants and cafés, others have removed them and forgotten to replace them whenContinue reading “Stitches – A novel (2020)”
Finally, a sea change. Today on Radio 4 a scientist announced to the general public that science is not fixed. The reason for this statement is that people apparently thought that it was and should be taken as read when initially commenting on Covid-19 as advisory bodies to the government. Hurrah. I have been remindingContinue reading “Science and Education”
Dear followers, Thank you all. A thousand likes to date. Thank you for your patience with my cheap phone, which edits in typos as I type, at times, and doesn’t save my corrections. Thank you for following and for your likes. I am grateful that you have turned up and read my content. I’ve beenContinue reading “Thank you, a thousand likes”
cycling is probably the only sport you can improve at the older you become
Hi, I just read an astonishing article in The Sunday Times. Apparently computers are going to overtake us to such an extent, by 2050 or 2100, that we will be like apes to them. I was so incensed at the lack of reference to emotions in the article that I decided to begin this story.Continue reading “The motherboard day 1.”
why can’t we work to stay healthy
Remember growth start from a tiny seed. Sometimes to get new growth you have to cut a great deal of dead wood away. Sometimes you need to cut right back to the base. Take my plant, passiflora edulis, I think. A couple of years ago I planted this plant in a semi-shady spot in theContinue reading “Growth”
There is nothing fast about writing.