‘A vast telescope will create a movie of the universe’

On the night before Sian’s mother died we were talking with her about all sorts of stuff. I brought into the conversation Catherine Heymans who had recently been appointed as … Continue reading ‘A vast telescope will create a movie of the universe’

Moving on

I am looking forward to this Edinburgh International Book Festival event with Joan Bakewell and Richard Holloway. It is being held on Sunday 15 August, 2021, between 10 and 11am. … Continue reading Moving on

The sky belongs to us all

Mossgrove garden, May 2021.

BRAIN LOAN

Not far from Glenkindie, in remote Donside there is a marshy place known as ‘BRAIN LOAN’ BRAIN LOAN runs alongside Burny Gully. It so happens that my friend, Dr John … Continue reading BRAIN LOAN