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The Yew Tree, Part 2: Stepping into Eternity - West Highgate Cemetery

More on my grandmother & her remarkable life.

When I started writing about my grandmother, Carmen Palmer, I realised needed to know something of the world she was born into so unprotected, as a foundling in England in 1890. 998 more words


Does this really change everything?

Naomi Klein titled her recent book on climate change This Changes Everything. And if rhetoric is anything to go by, everything has changed – up to a point. 496 more words

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Are We Human? Or Are We Answers?

Who are you?

I mean, who are you really?…

I don’t mean what it says on your Facebook profile, or your Twitter account, or Instagram, or Whatsapp or whatever… 270 more words


What's for Lunch?

2:00 PM on the clock.
The project report book was kept aside.
The computer screen was turned off.
She picked something from her bag, and colleagues around asked in anticipation; 21 more words


Why DARPA is Studying Stories

Why DARPA is studying stories is the title of another section in Humans are Underrated:  What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will  by Geoff Colvin.  386 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data