Heard this on Guy Garvey’s Finest Hour two weeks ago, and again on Sunday just gone, and just had to share.
Blue Monday, bad science and nonsense PR | Michael Marshall | Science | theguardian.com. Excellent blog post by Michael Marshall on The Guardian science blog on pseudo-scientific nonsense created by PR companies and dutifully/lazily reported on by newspapers. As a sceptic – in the sense that I don’t necessarily take things at face value, rather […]
By way of a follow-up to How dogs really drink water, here’s a comparison of the drinking styles of cats v dogs.
I spent most of the working day today in Excel hell so it was good to see this on Bored Panda: 73-Year-Old Man Creates Magnificent Paintings Using Nothing But Excel. Being the sceptical kind, I downloaded the raw file just to check the art was genuinely done in Excel and, as far as I can tell, […]
A gif version of this was doing the rounds on Twitter earlier but I made the effort to find a decent quality video. Just one thing to say about this: searching for ‘dog drinking’ may give lead to some NSFW links appearing on the results page…
I’ve always been a fan of Jay Rayner’s food writing. His defence of Nando’s in The Observer has made me into an even bigger fan. I don’t eat there every week, or even every month, but I would never turn my nose up at it if suggested for a meal. It’s true that we have taken […]
From A’s blog post ‘Piano practice‘: I was doing piano practice with my mummy videoing me. I was doing a duet with my daddy
As someone who loves breaking bread – I made a gorgeous flatbread the other day that was so good it was scoffed before I even thought to take a picture – the dawning realisation among dieticians that sugar is the major enemy of health, rather than fat, is somewhat disappointing. (See Sugar is now enemy […]
Today was pretty much a perfect Sunday. Pancakes and bacon drizzled in maple syrup for breakfast (A’s favourite), followed by a good long walk around a National Trust property, Nymans. We’ve been once before, years ago, but our trip lasted only a few minutes as A was throwing a real hissy fit, having woken up […]
This is actually an early contender for uncomfortable pose of the year.