[A New York fortune cookie from when I lived there back in April 2013] Its a short one today, we’re all drowning in ‘content’. Back in the home office …
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[Hubble Sees a Horsehead of a Different Color, 2013, Jet Propulsion Lab, NASA, Public Domain] “No darkness lasts forever. And even there, there are sta…
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[Sherman's Influenza Bacterial Vaccine 38, ca 1937, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.] If the last one was Clos…
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Head of a Cat, ca. 1877-1880, Paul Wayland Bartlett, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Armistead Peter III, CC0 license. I’m finishing off …
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This week’s news of the sudden death of DJ and producer Andy Weatherall - at just 56 - was rather shocking. He was one of the real musical ‘super conne…
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A shorter one this time. This week I was flying back from Sydney and opted, a little unusually, for a window seat. The torrential rain had abated brief…
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#1/ This one starts out during a week away at the beach, and as a consequence, the opportunity to finish off a couple of books and attempt to make some…
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Changi Airport now has Jewel - a high end bubble shopping mall with an enormous water feature that feels like something out of the old videogame Doom -…
Hi patrons Thank you for supporting this project during the year. It’s really appreciated! So I made you a decade mixtape, but before I get to that, I …
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I tried to get this finished before the end of the decade, but life intervened. And, you’ve probably already heard that Australia is on fire (and is li…
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Matthäus Greuter, Kort over Rom med de syv pilgrimskirker, 1634-1638, Statens Museum Kunst, Denmark. Public domain. This last weekend, R and I were pla…
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Above is a chart of my heart rate on my 9 hour flight from Melbourne to Hong Kong to the Hong Kong Museum Summit earlier this week. I dozed off after t…
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