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Day 63: My Vietnam
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 LOUSY TUNES
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The problem with hitch-hiking with a bloke that you don’t share a language with is that you often have little idea where you are going. I’d pointed west to him and he smiled with a gappy grinned that reminded me of Elton John after I had […]

As Shimura Curves say…
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ELEPHANTS!!!
The Sultan’s Elephant, free wide ranging localised Central London theatre. I shall express no prior judgment except to hope that I am not trampled by an elephant on my perambulations around town.[…]

Noel Edmond’s & Quantum Theory
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Schroedinger’s Deal Or No Deal.
Noel Edmonds was the perfect choice as host for this game show, as he is also in a simultaneous state of death and life. We all remember him as the failed DJ turned family entertainer who killed people. But yet h[…]

I Love You Lindsay
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I know I am always banging on about how good Lindsay Bareham’s cookbooks are – but yet again tonight she has come up trumps. From her book A Wolf In The Kitchen, which I was a bit sniffy about cos its a student cookbook really*, comes bro[…]

Wrong Answer?
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I like entering competitions on the web. It strikes me that I am unlikely to win them, but you’ve got to be innit to winnit innit. I have won competitions before, including tickets to Glastonbury, Reading and some free flights to Scotland. Inde[…]

Building Escher’s Waterfall
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Video of a working model with spoilers. (Digg:ProvBScie as BBC News:FT generally, obv)[…]

Johnny Foreigner, Branes, and the Limits of Fun
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I’m just about to finish “The Way We Think” by Fauconnier/Turner and i can’t avoid the feeling that it feels like a composite of books by continental philosophers that i have read but this time CORRECTLY TRANSLATED. In common […]

BA In Lack Of Nutrition And Tightfistedness
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It isn’t easy being a student these days, with fees and financial pressures from all angles. Therefore the mind boggles at the story from Wetherspoon’s News: Students Prove Square Meal Value: in which two students eat out three times a da[…]

Here’s A Proposition For You
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“If you don’t go kill your (nasty rapist, murdering though cooly philosophical) elder brother I will kill your (dimwitted, good hearted, if also potentially a rapist and murdering) younger brother”. The Proposition is not a film whi[…]

Footballin’ Science
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The BBC’s page on football and science. A shameless attempt to try and make the sentence “if you like football, you’ll LOVE SCIENCE” really work. However I particularly the bit on referees:
A referee’s perspective
Watchi[…]

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