Month: November 2012

The Science of Fun

Review a book on Lego? Seriously? Not that I would make a secret of my continuing fascination with those funky little pieces of plastic and all that you can do with them, but I am constantly amazed by the vast ecosystem that surrounds this Danish wonder. I use the term wonder quite deliberately…it is wonderment, […]

Report on the Casual Vacancy

by JK Rowling A splendid discussion last week around Casual Vacancy. My only excuse is the madness of the season. As only three in attendance (Jim’s contribution gratefully acknowledged) had completed the book, the discussion was limited to a more general appreciation of the novel and comparison’s with the author’s past works. General reaction was […]