Good day today, with a fruitful inbox. I am now $130,850,000 better off since this time yesterday, following two lottery wins and four bequests from persons unknown. I’ll soon be able to think about retirement . . . And the sun is shining too! Does it get any better than this?
There was a programme on TV tonight, in the supposedly high-brow Horizon series, purporting to tell us The Truth About Fat. It didn’t. It told us things it didn’t mean to tell us, for instance that science still subscribes to archaic systems of research and that there is, as ever, a predominance of reductionist thinking [...]
My thanks to Ban T-shirts for the above . . . (and my other favourite one: “A frog does not drink up the pond in which he lives”). Both of which bring me to the latest TV offering for armchair Earth fans, Orbit: Earth’s Extraordinary Journey on BBC2. Ubiquitous and infectiously bubbly TV presenter, Kate [...]
In the constant stream of traffic that thunders daily down the A40, I noticed today a DHL truck emblazoned with the words: Jaguar Land Rover Environmental Innovation. By way of further illustration, there was a strapline that read ‘Sustainable Manufacturing with DHL supply chain.’ Sustainable manufacturing – are they kidding? This is the car industry [...]