Monthly Archives: August 2010

Taking it slowly, #3

That isn’t quite a picture of our house, though it is a bit of a losing battle against books piled in every room (and often dangerously on the stairs too …). They are tolerably organized in my study, not because … Continue reading

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Taking it slowly, #2

The new Hans Rausing Professor of HPS here, Hasok Chang, is planning to run seminars in the mode of Peter Lipton’s much admired institution — and the plan for the first term, is to look at the collection of essays … Continue reading

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Bowers & Wilkins MM-1

If the header for this post means absolutely nothing to you, then read no further. But a few people might be interested in my impressions of these classy desktop speakers. Are they worth the not inconsiderable expense? A bit of … Continue reading

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Taking it slowly, #1

I have been rather quiet here, not because life has been so wildly over-exciting as to distract me from blogging but for the opposite reason. Nowt much happening. My Faculty office is, at the moment, out of bounds as the … Continue reading

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