Monthly Archives: December 2007

He’s Baaack!

Dylan Evans, I mean. I’ve mentioned him before, as he does seem to write an awful lot of what strikes me as the purest codswallop. He’s popped up again in today’s Guardian. This time his thesis is that the boisterous … Continue reading

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Bankrupt Moral Capital

I see that yesterday’s Observer carried a piece by Richard Harries (ex-Bishop of Oxford, and now Lord Harries of Pentregarth) defending his friend, Richard Dawkins, against those who claim that morality is not possible without religion. He summarises some of … Continue reading

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Plus Ça Change…

I see that my old colleagues in Shell IT are faced with yet more major changes. I don’t envy them one little bit.

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The Infinite O.Z.

Interesting "infinite" zoom picture inspired by an American TV series, which may, or may not, be worth a look as well…

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So It Goes… II

Double damn. John Moore was present at Benazir Bhutto’s last moments. Tragic and terrifying, but also the moment to affirm that those responsible shall not prevail.

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Tim Meets Sweeney

Matthew Cheney, over at Mumpsimus, gives his thoughts on Tim Burton’s adaptation of Sweeney Todd. It rachets up my anticipation. This is a film I want to see.

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Winter Solstice At Newgrange

Here’s a fascinating post about the tomb at Newgrange in Ireland, where the rays of the rising sun on the winter solstice strike inside the tomb chamber. There’s also a live webcast of the winter solstice at Newgrange in 2007. … Continue reading

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