Acton this Day Lord Acton (he of “power corrupts…’ fame) wearing one of my hats. His bust is in a back staircase in the University Library in Cambridge…
The Web Master Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, catching up on his email at a Royal Society symposium in September 2010. Quote of the…
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Hope you have a good weekend!
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Riverside Quote of the Day ”You can say what you like about long dresses, but they cover a multitude of shins.” Mae West Musical alternative to the…
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Le Chateau… …at Entrecasteaux. It has, like many of these French piles, une histoire. Quote of the Day "I went from adolescence to senility, trying to…
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The Entertainer Not Scott Joplin exactly, but good… Arles, 2022 Quote of the Day ”Assistant heads must roll!” Anonymous, quoted in The Guardian 30 June…
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So what do you want to eat? One of those conversations… Quote of the Day “The dark shadow we seem to see in the distance is not really a mountain ahead…
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Enjoy the weekend. Because I will be travelling next week, blog service might be patchy. Apologies in advance.
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Provisional lives Book poster — Arles, July 2022. The blurb reads: “Provisional Life – Life on Borrowed Time – is a photo book that presents the living…
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Analogue nostalgia Arles, at the end of a very hot working day. Quote of the Day ”If we had had more time for discussion we should probably have made a…
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Life, eh? Arles, July 2022 Quote of the Day ”Of all the horrid, hideous notes of woe, Sadder than owl-songs or the midnight blast, Is that portentous…
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My swimming companion Well, actually, s/he is entirely functional — to monitor the temperature of the water! Quote of the Day ”Instead of being…
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