Monthly Archives: August 2014

Café Scientifique–2014/15 schedule

There’s a good half-dozen scientific talks coming up in Reading, covering the brain, bees, the weather, art, the gut and space – you’d be hard-pressed to find a wider range in subject matter. Unless you include the previous season of … Continue reading

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The Phoenix Inn, Twyford. No, not that Twyford. The other one.

On the way back from Marwell, we were in search of sustenance and came across this friendly pub. After not being able to get a table at The Bugle Inn and deciding that the charity event at The Rising Sun … Continue reading

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UKGamesExpo – In A Bind

One attraction of games conventions is getting to play products that are still being developed or looking for investment so the designers can finance manufacturing. In this case, Behrooz Shahriari was testing out a prototype of “in A Bind”, a … Continue reading

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I must have been clinically depressed

I was thinking about some of the albums I was frequently listening to in the 80s during/after my time at University and decided that I must have been pretty unhappy if these were commonly on the gramophone or cassette playback … Continue reading

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Stiff Little Fingers @ Sub89

Great gig, as usual. That’s three times in the last 4 years. Definitely a band I have a sweet spot for. A new album is coming out on general release next week (after a ten year gap), from which they … Continue reading

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