Author Archives: Richard

Idea of the Month

There is something so wonderful about this. A way to attack hatred and fear with wit and playfulness. A see saw through the US border fence. More here.

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Music and ideas.

Examples of how dreams have led to the creation of musical masterpieces are legion and include the story, related by neurologist Oliver Sacks, of Wagner literally dreaming up the introduction to Das Rheingold while in a semi-sleeping or somnolent state. … Continue reading

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More or less of this?

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So why are we so busy?

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Me Not We

Can’t remember where I saw this – a newspaper. Bang on the money if you ask me. But could things swing back to the group? Could responsibilities triumph over rights?

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Writer’s Block

  I’m sufferung from a total lack of motivation, possibly because neither of the two books I’m writing have deadlines. It could also be the school holidays – too many people around, too much noise, too much movement. I’d write … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“Someday a computer will give the wrong answer to spare someone’s feelings, and man will have invented artificial intelligence.” – Robert Breault.

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Future of Space – Help Wanted

I’m just starting a new timeline going out a few million years to speculate about the future of space/space travel/space colonisation. If anyone has any outlandish ideas I’m all ears. The only proviso is the ideas must be technically/theoretically possible.

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Don’t Panic…well not yet anyway

Another interesting article from Kevin…. link

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Rise of the Vegans

Seen in Athens last week. On the upside, they are all caged it seems (good job I’m not on Twitter).

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