Category Archives: Random Thoughts

In Defence of the Hot Head

I’ve just had a conversation with my mother re-visiting a familiar topic for me.  One which has bothered me for as long as I can remember, although I think I’m now better able to put my finger on why than … Continue reading

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Stuck On A Rock

Back when I was in Canada I remember thinking that we had pretty much arrived at an age of global connectivity. In retrospect maybe it’s because I worked at a communications technology company that I had an overly optimistic view … Continue reading

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Winter Sure Moves Quickly for an Old Man

‘Twas but a mere week or so ago I frolicked in St. James’ Park with the Pelicans.. but alas this Sunday we went for a walk in Regent Park and everything changed… Where once stood a happy babbling fountain of … Continue reading

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Sunflower Seeds: More Than A Source of Protein

A couple of weeks ago we went to see this exhibit at the Tate Modern called “Sunflower Seeds” by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. The artwork consists of a hundred million ceramic sunflower seeds that were poured, shaped, and painted … Continue reading

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