OriginThe elevation of the hockey stick and the whole global warming thing to iconic status makes it a giant with feet of clay – poorly founded and ready to crumble. Time to do some digging…
barry on The error of our ways barry on The error of our ways climanrecon on The error of our ways Verity Jones on The error of our ways N. Wayne Liston on The error of our ways Verity Jones on Food for thought Verity Jones on The error of our ways N. Wayne Liston on The error of our ways Verity Jones on The error of our ways Verity Jones on The error of our ways
Category Archives: Music
For a bit of fun on a wet Saturday, some music on unexpected instruments – songs as you’ve not heard them before, starting with an excellent version of Michael Jackson’s Smooth Criminal – on a barrel organ. Next up New … Continue reading
Back in the late 80’s I fell in love with a recording of Latin American harp music. It has taken me more than twenty-five years to discover its identity. Today I am very happy to say I’ve found it.
On a whim last night was seeking a particular piece of music remembered from my youth. I have the album on vinyl somewhere – Vangelis, Albedo 0.39 Found it, here used with NASA HD images which I thought others might … Continue reading
This piece is the epitome of English summer for me. The Lark Ascending (Ralph Vaughan Williams), inspired by George Meredith’s poem which begins: He rises and begins to round, He drops the silver chain of sound Of many links without … Continue reading
In searching for a version of Leroy Anderson’s The Typewriter for the New Year post, this strange-looking instrument popped up. It’s a wonderful sort of Heath Robinson device (for US readers think ‘Rube Goldberg’).