Rip up the textbooks on private schools

I occasionally buy a copy of ‘The Big Issue’. Homelessness is a serious issue and I would like to support the work that they are doing but they compete on the high street with so many other worthy causes. I feel guilty every time I pass someone rattling a tin, shaking a bucket, sitting at … Continue reading Rip up the textbooks on private schools

Seeing is believing

I’m not sure if I can believe anything anymore. I’ve been reading the book Kevin Nelson’s book – The God Impulse in which he describes how the brain has different states. It can be awake, in REM (rapid eye movement) sleep or in non-REM sleep. It is during REM that our most vivid dreams occur … Continue reading Seeing is believing

The Insinkerator

The Flintstones had a pig underneath their sink that would eat all the scraps of food that Fred and Wilma left on their plates.  We don’t though, instead we have an Insinkerator Model 45 which macerates all of our leftover food items and flushes them through the waste pipe at least we did have as … Continue reading The Insinkerator