Category Archives: Science

Why British people are so obsessed with the weather!

  I’m often asked by friends from all around the world why British people are so obsessed with the weather!? The truth is, our weather in the UK is actually pretty good; it’s temperate, we don’t have the extremes of … Continue reading

World War III: The war on Climate Change

Every day, we read about another weather event that is endangering life, whether it is Superstorm Sandy that affected the Caribbean and American East Coast, the Bangladesh floods of the summer of 2012, the unprecedented floods and high tides currently … Continue reading

Difference Engine: Luddite legacy (The Economist)

Fantastic article in The Economist about technology, automation and the impact on jobs and society: http://www.economist.com/node/21536460

Dr Who just gets better and better!

Already, it’s time for the Dr. Who mid-season finale and I just cannot wait – surely Saturday 4 June will see one of the most eagerly-anticipated episodes of a TV drama for many years: “A Good Man Goes to War”. … Continue reading

What have we done to our planet? We must learn from the BP Gulf Oil Spill disaster

As each day goes by, I get more and more concerned about the damage being caused by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico – the images of destruction that I see reported on the news are amongst … Continue reading

Economic Eruptions?

I am writing this blog entry from the Chitorok restaurant in Kiev’s Borispol airport when I should actually be sitting in a meeting in the office back in London. Why am I here? Volcanic ash, apparently… Not for the first … Continue reading