Category Archives: Science

View from the blog, looking at a sad couple of weeks

To say that the past two weeks have been an emotional roller-coaster is a bit of an understatement as I watched and listened to a litany of people (mostly old, white men) in their heads-down rush to strangle, or at … Continue reading

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Graphic literature and the other side of short attention spans.

This week I had a conversation with a woman sitting next to me at a cafe here who noticed that I was reading The other side of the wall, an engaging graphic memoir by Simon Schwartz.  Schwartz tells his personal … Continue reading

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We we came in peace for all mankind….

Over the past 3 days, I’ve been rewatching “The Dish“, a  little gem of an Australian movie about the first Apollo mission to the moon. It is a delightful, and quirky film of a “a somewhat fictionalised story of the Parkes … Continue reading

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