“So the United Kingdom is safe it seems, for now. However the notion of a British identity is forever tarnished.” Those were my words at five o’clock this morning when the majority of votes had been counted and the Better Together campaign (finally) looked to have carried the day. At the end of the process […]Read More Some Thoughts on the Scottish Referendum
At the height of the 2013 “Museums at Night” festival, I gave a talk to members of the public and friends of the Lyme Regis Museum, here I give a little bit of background and link you to that talk, I hope you all enjoy it!Read More Museum Lecture: “The Beast in the Cellar”
Just a very inarticulate articulation of a (possibly) very bad idea!Read More Science Summaries
Another long rambling post where I talk about museum stuff, and introduce you to one of this year’s side projects… The PodQuest!Read More Some Museum-ey Stuff and The PodQuest
The Year in Review and the Year Ahead…. Make it a good one!Read More We’ve completed another Orbit!
For me November has been a month of new experiences and learning curves. I started this month with the high minded idea (along with thousands of other people all over the world) of writing a 50,000 word manuscript for a novel in under a month. I failed; miserably. After the first week and a half […]Read More A discussion of failures.
Introducing a new awesome project!Read More Let The Awesome Commence!
A Post containing the third chapter of my NaNoWriMo novel… I hope you enjoy it!Read More NaNoWriMo… Day the Third
In which I talk about the way I’m going about character creation for my NaNoWriMo experiment!Read More NaNoWriMo, Call of Cthulhu and Character Creation
In a landmark legal case in Italy yesterday, six scientists and one politician were convicted and sentenced for manslaughter charges. Benjamin Brooks looks at the case and what precedents it might set. (Originally written for The Graduate Times)Read More The L’Aquila prosecutions; a dangerous precedent?