Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Birdfeeder Dilemma

Squirrels. You may have heard of them. After several attempts to make our birdfeeder impossible to reach, the squirrels always seem one step ahead. At first, I simply threw up the birdfeeder without caring how it was hanging. I quickly learned that squirrels are clever enough to know when a rope is attached to the […]

Roger Osborne’s Civilization: A New History of the Western World

Next up on the menu is Roger Osborne’s Civilization: A New History of the Western World. Continuing the trend that most western historians are solipsistically (is that even a word?) ever only concerned with the west, Osborne charts the path  of western society from its pre-historic roots to the modern world. While no history can be comprehensive and […]

Starting a WordPress page!

Since the internet has changed the way we come to meet people, to learn about others and the world, I have come to believe it makes sense to start a page where web searches of my name can be diverted to get some info on me!