ANY SUFFICIENTLY ADVANCED ARGUMENT IS INDISTINGUISHABLE FROM BULLSHIT

Warning: What follows contains cynicism. It is opinionated, probably inaccurate, possibly libellous, inconsistent in tone and somewhat rambling. If you are of fragile political sensibility you might be offended and your tea may well exit through your nose.  The point of politicians is increasingly lost on everyone except politicians. There was a time when we … Continue reading ANY SUFFICIENTLY ADVANCED ARGUMENT IS INDISTINGUISHABLE FROM BULLSHIT

THE EXPLICABLE PERSISTENCE OF MINI METROS IN THE MIND OF SOMEONE LOOKING OUT FOR THEM

The first house I ever lived in was number 25 Poplar Avenue. It was nothing special, a fifties suburban semi, but I loved it. Primary school was at the top of the hill and as a shy child the walk home was always more about the destination than the journey. Our front gate had 25 … Continue reading THE EXPLICABLE PERSISTENCE OF MINI METROS IN THE MIND OF SOMEONE LOOKING OUT FOR THEM

DEAR HUMANS, YOUR SERVICES ARE NO LONGER REQUIRED

About twenty five years ago I had an engineer friend called Robert The Cow who was really quite brilliant and expert at designing milking machines and ancillary equipment for the dairy industry. Robert came up with all sorts of very useful devices for popping tassels on udders but one day, for no particular reason, he … Continue reading DEAR HUMANS, YOUR SERVICES ARE NO LONGER REQUIRED