Discovering Lost Music … And More

Graham takes a flyer… It usually falls to the Other Chap to wax lyrical about the musical arts, but as this is not much about lyrics and is a long way from traditional music,  Graham feels qualified. It was Spring 1977 when this lady first came to London …. Debbie Harry, fronting the band Blondie, was … Continue reading “Discovering Lost Music … And More”

Worried About Water

.. Graham is concerned… … that xkcd, witty though it is, has some strange wiring into the Zeitgeist. Which is all well and good, most informative. Except that today, we came across this article from the Smithsonian, with its suggestion that water has more states (phases) than simply solid, liquid, and gas, predictably dependent on … Continue reading “Worried About Water”

Worried About Water

.. Graham is concerned… … that xkcd, witty though it is, has some strange wiring into the Zeitgeist. Which is all well and good, most informative. Except that today, we came across this article from the Smithsonian, with its suggestion that water has more states (phases) than simply solid, liquid, and gas, predictably dependent on … Continue reading “Worried About Water”

Gin And Tonic Pancakes

… apparently, they are a thing. Well … kind of. This Chap stumbled into this particular link over the weekend … and, he has to admit that he was initially ‘psyched’. Until he wasn’t.  His initial thoughts, shared with he that provided the original link. … you had me at Gin and Tonic Pancakes are … Continue reading “Gin And Tonic Pancakes”

Posthumous 2017 Darwin Award

… well a contender at the very least. Click on through if you don’t know of the Darwin Awards. This Chap marvels at the … … idiocy, inadequacy of knowledge, stupidity, ignorance .. I am not sure what it is – but really? A British man was fatally electrocuted as a result of charging an iPhone while … Continue reading “Posthumous 2017 Darwin Award”

Droning On …

… it’s something that this Chap has been accused of … but we’re talking of a different kind of drone. One that is your constant companion. I am of course talking about The Hexo+. I mean – who isn’t talking the Hexo+ these days? If like this chap you get around a bit – you can’t … Continue reading “Droning On …”

Smart Devices? Absolutely …

… but you need to think outside of the box. This chap got to thinking today … … about a podcast by Mike Pesca last week. Sorry – I can’t recall which one, but as I have said before – you should be listening to him anyway. In this one, he got on to the … Continue reading “Smart Devices? Absolutely …”

In Our Defense

Graham was involved with an artist … … and it seemed like fun at the time. However, the lady had patterns (!). Her creativity (lost-) waxed and waned with the moon, or the tides, or (not putting too fine a point on it) her menstrual state.  The Chap somehow turned, during such seasons, from Adonis to … Continue reading “In Our Defense”

Maths – There Should Be More Of Them

It is not lost on this chap that … … in the US, one studies Math, whilst in the UK, one studies Maths. Now, not to be pernicity, but I do think the English have it since it is clear there are many Maths that can be studied. Take this exchange for example – which … Continue reading “Maths – There Should Be More Of Them”