Snapped this for my son’s homework tonight (he needs to track the moon’s phases). Never tried astronomy photography before and rather stunned how it turned out.
Quite uplifting to discover my old history teacher’s archeology finds are being sold. He was a great teacher, but seeing this makes me imagine him as an Indiana Jones type in his youth.
There is more nuance to how we select our Eurovision song than there was in deciding our relationship with the EU.
Two numbers I can never remember: first, the number of years since I ‘accidentally’ stopped being a Tory and, second, the number of times since then I wished I was still a member so I could quit in disgust.
Having finally finished season 3 of Daredevil I can’t believe that (a) it has been cancelled and (b) they ended the season like that.
Finally listened to the @cheerfulpodcast about parkrun highlighting what a great event it is. Clapham and Tooting were some of the busiest in the country this week, so hopefully more parkruns will be coming here soon.
Has a biography of Chris Grayling ever been published? There would be so many lessons on how to succeed against all the odds.
As transport infrastructure the Airline is useless but it does have nice views.
Still eating Christmas cheese. I’ve come to the point where I feel I’m exuding Époisses from my pores like some sort of ambulant fondue dispenser.
Docklands. Nearly 20 years since I worked here for a bank. And while I tell myself that I’m doing better work in the NHS in our crappy buildings with nine year old computers I couldn’t help feeling a pang of envy for the facilities in and around each of these blocks.