Category Archives: Politics

Book Shambles

I did a Book Shambles with Robin Ince and Josie Long, which you can hear here. Hear hear. Ostensibly we were discussing “A Map of the Invisible”, though it starts with me denying the allotment allegation, and pretty much shambles … Continue reading

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Scientific Exile?

This article in the Guardian describes a situation which is already happening. I have personally been in two recent scientific/training network planning meetings in which UK leadership was ruled out as a possibility (by mutual agreement) as too risky in the … Continue reading

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Being English abroad, 2019

My weekend was mostly spent on the French side of border country, experiencing serial incidents of Englishness. On Saturday we went to a lake and swam. There was a French guy who seemed to be staring at me while I … Continue reading

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MMR and me. And propaganda.

Originally posted on Life and Physics:
I have a doctorate in physics. My wife has one in chemistry. We have an 11-year-old son, who should have got his MMR jab in 2003 A lot has been written about the MMR…

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