In The Beginning…

1. In the beginning...a) A strange blue dot appeared on the TV screen and I thought it was some new kind of QR Code. b) There was a massive pile of grading that resembled a Möbius strip of unending work. c) I was four sheets to the wind in Copenhagen d) A very dear friend of mine recommended me as a writer for FreeThought Blogs.2. Which led me to think... a) I wonder why all the plants have died and the pets have fled the house? b) "At some point I really have to focus on getting a … [Read more...]

‘Dare To Think’ – Attending Philosophy In Schools Conference In Melbourne (2011)

Currently in Melbourne, attending a three-day conference: VAPS 2011 Conference 'Dare to Think: Philosophy in Schools'.So far a highlight has been an opportunity to chat to Alan Saunders of ABC Radio National's Philosopher's Zone and discover that my podcasting equipment is better than his. :pThe Friday night lecture by Dr Nurin Weise was excellent - she is the curator of several exhibitions at the Melbourne Museum, such as the Mind/Body exhibition and she had some fascinating insights as to w … [Read more...]

Tim Minchin’s Storm – Now Officially Featured Online

The official 'nine minute beat' poem - Storm. As authorised by Tim Minchin, nice and clear. :) Live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, December 2008.As suggested by commentator (hello!) Gib - I am re-posting the 'lyrics' (or should that be verses? It is a poem, not a song...) from the post called 'Lyrics To Tim Minchin's Storm'. Here they are again, thanks to Angry Feet Forum, as kindly written out by Tim himself. Yes, I agree - having seen his show live, catching this on the stage is not s … [Read more...]


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