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Watching this week

I just watched the Golden Globes, which has historically been my favorite of all the self-congratulatory, statuette-bestowing, Tom Ford worshipping pretty people festivals. Don’t get me wrong. 653 more words


No exceptions

I was planning to move onto another topic in this blog, but wouldn’t be doing my job if I didn’t draw attention to the leading feature in last week’s ‘New Scientist’. 839 more words

Motivated Reasoning, Cognitive Dualism, and Scientific Curiosity

This post is based on a Feature Article by Dan Jones titled “Seeing reason:  How to change minds in a ‘post-fact’ world, in the December 3, 2016 issue of the New Scientist.   1,230 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

Kindling - Black Eye (Music Video Premiere)

For the past few years, this site’s paid close to attention to the work being done by Kindling, one of the more promising names in the new wave of shoegaze acts that have been releasing exceptional music. 234 more words

The Plantagenets

The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England by Dan Jones

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Very engaging! Covers 200 years of English history from Henry II through Richard II. 269 more words

Depths of 'Transformation'

I’ve been meaning to write this post for 2 years! It feels good to finally ‘get it out of my head’ and onto the page. 2,083 more words

Brain Farts

Hey! Shut your priest hole!

Here is a round-up of my current non-fiction books.

I have just finished Antonia Fraser’s The Gunpowder Plot, and can highly recommend it. She’s nothing if not thorough, without being dry or too wordy. 638 more words