Television? The word is half Latin and half Greek. No good can come of it. — C.P. Snow Journalist, Publisher and Politician (1846 – 1932) And was Mr Snow right? No, I love it. Even in this age of mobile devices, etc. I still enjoy watching ‘telly’. Though I have just realised that this of…
Most men and women, by birth or nature, lack of the means to advance in wealth and power, but all have the ability to advance in knowledge. Pythagoras is inextricably linked to right angled triangles in my mind. However, he was also a philosopher who founded a school where woman enjoyed the same rights as…
but was done to last for ever
Joy to you, we’ve won — Pheidippides (Greek: Φειδιππίδης) Pheidippides ran from Marathon to Athens to bring news of the Athenian victory over the Persians. Also quoted as Greetings, we win. The story of his run inspired the modern day Marathon. By Christophe Meneboeuf [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
but some of us are looking at the stars.
wish for the road to be long, full of adventure, full of knowledge.
There is borne an empty hearse
covered over for such as appear not.
Heroes have the whole earth for their tomb.
so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.
Or simply celebrate my 100th post :)