VANDAL

This film shares some of the history of Tillybin farm. Music credit: ‘Fix You’ [instrumental] by COLDPLAY Tillybin was Peter and Sian’s first family home and it was here that … Continue reading VANDAL

“I’m going to discover something”

In introducing this book – about one of the brightest comets ever to pass by planet earth – the author Thomas Hockey, Professor of Astronomy, shares the origins of his … Continue reading “I’m going to discover something”

MERRYTHOUGHT

The day that Andrew was born I bought him a MERRYTHOUGHT teddy bear. We named this teddy ‘HALE BOPP’ as this comet was bright in the night sky as our … Continue reading MERRYTHOUGHT

Aloysius

Aloysius gained iconic status as the teddy bear clutched by effete Oxford student Sebastian Flyte in the 1981 television adaptation of the Evelyn Waugh classic “Brideshead Revisited.” The original Aloysius … Continue reading Aloysius