I often think about what happens to us when we die. Sometimes it’s makes me feel intensely anxious - will I suddenly wake up again trapped in a box in the ground for all eternity? Will I be chained to a big wheel of fire and carry out manual labour tasks for Satan in the … Continue reading The Highlights Reel Proposal: Science, Silliness and the Nucleus of Niceness – Part 6
“At the precise moment heat is produced, the process is irreversible: the past differs from the future,” writes Carlo Rovelli in Reality Is Not What It Seems. “It is always heat and only heat that distinguishes the past from the future.” I find this fascinating - the notion that heat is inextricably tied to our … Continue reading Time Travel, Thermodynamics and Heat: Science, Silliness and the Nucleus of Niceness – Part 5
Why a level playing field for men and women is the only way to secure a brighter and happier future for us all
A tribute to my wonderful late grandmother - and why we must treasure family, love and the memories we create
To desire nothing is to transcend wealth. What do we really need to be happy?
I refuse to teach my boy how he should be a son, but I will gladly let him teach me how to be a dad
You can’t always get what you want - but you can always cherish what you get