Ye colors are in ye light

One of the first iconic experiments  in science was Newton’s shining light through a prism.  He sported his oak at Cambridge (for it is not concordant with the honour of an ancient university to use so banal a phrase...

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A great artist at the height of his powers

In the wake of Jimmy Anderson’s record breaking 564 test wickets he was described by Alastair Cook as England’s greatest ever cricketer.  We may doubt that in any case incommensurable comparison.  To start with more test matches are played...

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So disappointed by feminism

I’m so disappointed by feminism.  I had thought that surely if women had more power there would be a saner, more rational, a less selfish and more caring world.  But women in public life are proving themselves to be...

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