“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”

something already in the past

This wonderful photograph of a Chestnut tree in the South Downs featured in the Scotsman, 16 February 2021. I have superimposed onto this image the words of Kathleen Jamie from … Continue reading something already in the past

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

CAMPFIRE CONVERSATIONS

Wouldn’t it be lovely to sit around a campfire and listen to a story told by Karine Polwart about supernovas! This, followed by her singing! [As reported in the Scotsman,16 … Continue reading CAMPFIRE CONVERSATIONS