Monthly Archives: September 2011

273 – The Classic

So, we have a problem. You’ve probably noticed it yourself, especially if you’ve ever been shopping for home decor but especially if you’ve ever visited the United States of America. Unlike a lot of Brits–many whom only know the place … Continue reading

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272 – The Meaning of Life

“The meaning of life? With ninety odd One A Day posts still to go this year? You must be joking!” No, I’m not joking. I’m not entirely sure what I’ll be writing about come December either but hopefully by then … Continue reading

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271 – The Social Order

It’s Monday. Dad’s back at work, mum’s finished cleaning the house (if that’s even possible; sometimes mum wonders) and playschool’s over for the day. The afternoon is a yawning chasm in which you’re too young to keep yourself occupied and, … Continue reading

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270 – The Shop

In the past I’ve been accused of–as Tim Smith put it–giving no insight whatsoever into my life or character–in other words, talking a lot without actually saying anything. Which is deliberate, of course. I like playing devil’s advocate, saying things … Continue reading

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269 – The Generation Gap

I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time wondering exactly what kind of person reads my blog. Coming from a journal-writing background, this year’s OneADay articles have been written in a very different manner: the posts have the same blend of … Continue reading

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268 – The Scientific Method

This is rumour control. On the 22nd of September 2011 physicists working at the CERN research facility in Switzerland observed a, shall we say, wobble with regard to the pattern of a neutrino beam 730km away in the INFN San … Continue reading

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267 – The Lost Voice

Today I’m going to talk about that thing. In your head. That tells you not to drink the hair conditioner even though it smells like chocolate. What’s it called? Whatever it is, I struggle with it, and not in a … Continue reading

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