Category Archives: Astrophysics

Baked In Vinegar

Its April the Ate, a festival of eating that doesn’t even exist but which is extremely popular in my imagination. To celebrate I’ve thus far slain and eaten the fatted breakfast cereals, thought about cake, thought about cake some more, … Continue reading

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Principia Advertia

“Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.” I have little doubt that somewhere in the world over the past thirty years or so, some advertising executive with just a little … Continue reading

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Waiting In The Sky

Don’t even. But, on the other hand, don’t uneven. Several days of almost being like a human turned into a today of sleep and sleep and sleep and sleep. It’s not my favourite kind of today but if it’s what … Continue reading

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A Parsec Isn’t A Measurement Of Time

On Saturday I was full of self-congratulation at feeling no serious after-effects of the physio I did on Friday. That’ll learn me (an Americanism, grammarians, I know the English term). Sunday I began to realise I’d simply had a day’s … Continue reading

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And Another Thing…

December, January, February, March and now here we are in the second week of April: Britain has been going through a long, cold winter and I have simultaneously been going through a long, dark teatime of the soul. Recent days … Continue reading

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Death Race 2018

Remember 2016, the year of devastation during which celebrities lived in constant fear that they’d be next on the Grim Reaper’s hit list? Well, it’s back. Except of course that it isn’t because time can only move forwards. Or can … Continue reading

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Spinning Around

As an active member of the Sunday Is A Bourgeois Myth Society I have been ignoring Sunday all day. I’ve even called it Extra Saturday just to undermine its authority as a day in its own right. That’ll teach it … Continue reading

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