Royal Wedding Fever

Look, it’s happening. There is going to be a royal wedding, it’s going to be on Friday, I’ve already seen the flags and bunting, it’s happening. It will be a moment of history, whether you like it or not, so I’m torn. Do I ignore it, because frankly I don’t really care about the fact … More Royal Wedding Fever

So many things…

I’ve been a bit slack updating my site of late – but it’s just because so many things have been going on. I didn’t like to write pithy pieces, but then never quite found the time to write the long pieces that I intended. Tut tut. In chronological order, the things that have been keeping … More So many things…

Save 6 Music Demo

On Saturday (22nd May, 2010) I headed down to the ‘Save 6Music’ demo outside BBC Broadcasting House, arguably the spritual home of UK radio. It was perhaps the politest demonstration to hit London in recent times, with cakes, sunshine and banner slogans such as ‘Would you mind awfully if we kept 6Music, we’re rather fond … More Save 6 Music Demo

Serene insignificance

I’ve just got back from a week in the Mojave desert on Nasa’s Spaceward Bound programme. The idea is that a bunch of teachers and post-grads get the chance to work alongside some top class scientists and feel inspired to follow similar paths, or to inspire the next generation of scientists. We did a whole … More Serene insignificance