I love buying books. I really love buying books. I really, really, no question about it, definitely do, 100% love buying books. To be clear, I also love reading books (and just occasionally writing them too…). The size of my to be read pile varies, but generally it sits around a dozen choices waiting for … Continue reading Baby Books: A Review
But how do you know…?
I love conspiracy theories and alternative science. I mean I really love conspiracy theories and alternative science. Whether it is the faked Moon landings, flat Earth, climate change denial, creationism or 9/11 truthers, I am infinitely fascinated by all things outside of the mainstream. I should probably be clear, I do not believe any of … Continue reading But how do you know…?
Don’t touch anything!
Today was another gym day, and a gym day means another podcast. This time, it was the turn of The Rest is History, a history podcast presented by Dominic Sandbrook and Tom Holland. The episode I had on today was the third in a four part series about Christopher Columbus. As is usual with the … Continue reading Don’t touch anything!
Books are not just for World Book Day
While reading my friend Alex’s blog the other day, I was reminded today (assuming I get this post finished on time and scheduled) is World Book Day*, so Merry Book Day to all who celebrate. Across the country, countless children will be dressing up as their favourite fictional characters, getting their hands on books galore … Continue reading Books are not just for World Book Day
A dino in the hand is worth two in the bush
Birds are dinosaurs. My wife is probably bored of hearing me say this. Whenever I am on the topic of birds, or hear someone speaking about the extinction of dinosaurs, my inner pedant takes over and insists I remind her our feathered friends are in fact dinosaurs. Of all the misunderstandings about science, this is … Continue reading A dino in the hand is worth two in the bush