Science, Whimsy

Doctor When

I don't understand all the fuss that's been made over the announcement of the new Doctor Who. Or rather, I do, but at the moment I'm pretending not to for stylistic reasons. Bear with me; this sudden change of face may seem irritating at first but I'm sure you'd whoop and cheer after another eleven.… Continue reading Doctor When


On speed

This morning, my personal physician persuaded me to go for a run in the park. In order to put the magnitude of that achievement into perspective, I should stress my notorious and extensively documented lifelong opposition to running. Whenever the spectre of needlessly high-velocity pedestrianism has loomed before me, I have walked in the opposite… Continue reading On speed