Monthly Archives: November 2014

Circles

After the exertions involved in my first attempt at fiction writing for over half a century it seemed a good moment to get back to doing something rather simpler The cone circles at the top we got in Germany, while … Continue reading

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Philae: a waste of money?

An interesting strand in the online newspaper reactions to the Philae landing has been to query whether money should have been spent on it at all. One argument against such expenditure is that the money would have been better spent … Continue reading

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Superb

Have just been watching the Thursday afternoon press conference at Esa, where a number of the scientists from the various teams involved explained what has happened so far to the Philae lander. In all their thinking throughout the project the … Continue reading

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Between Halloween and Christmas…

Unlike the other pictures this is obviously not photographed from inside our home, but  the location is only a few paces away. Taken between the festivals, the picture seemed to contrast the spirit of the two rather well…

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