Monthly Archives: September 2011

Fukushima: Is Nuclear Power Safe?

A friend of mine from Italy came for dinner the other night. I hadn’t seen her in a while and over the course of dinner she filled me in on old friends and relations – who’s well, who’s ageing, who’s … Continue reading

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Bradford and the Cabaret of the Elements

Tomorrow evening is the Cabaret of the Elements in Bradford at the British Association meeting. it should be a crazy evening with Jonny Berliner, Vivienne Parry, Marty Jopson, Graeme Jones, Jem Stansfield, Matt Parker, Dallas Campbell, Liz Bonnin, Timandra Harkness, … Continue reading

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Herbert McLeod and his gauge

When I first started writing the Classic Kit column I knew that the McLeod gauge was something that needed writing about. I mentioned it in passing in an earlier column on Sprengel but at the time I couldn’t find out … Continue reading

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