That man again
Freedom of speech
A victim remembers
The conquering hero
The Man in Black
Cox and Box
Bees pulling strings
Those formative years
The grape harvest
Indexes and search
Quote and image of the month
Quote: René Descartes, Meditations on First Philosophy, Meditation III. Image: Edward Hopper, Automat.
More intimations of mortality
| Alan Turing, useful genius
| Dismantling Hillary
| Aberfan: a tale of two inquiries
| Matt Ridley: Global Warming versus Global Greening
| Snowflake of the Month
| A grave question
| More Waugh
| The plague of politics
| Intimations of mortality
| Mummy knows best
| Looking over your shoulder
| Spare the rod
The Man in Black: an expert writes
Art historians – they are just not like us. The tedious tale of this slapdash portrait continues.
Posted by Thersites on UTC 2016-10-26 10:44.
Updated on UTC 2016-10-28
Alive and well and at ease in Swizerland, its home since the 18th century.
Posted by Mad Mitch on UTC 2016-10-23 14:30.
Updated on UTC 2016-10-24
A gentle encounter behind the tarpaulin.
Posted by Thersites on UTC 2016-10-22 09:30.
That Batley and Spen by-election.
Posted by Thersites on UTC 2016-10-21 10:12.
Yet another European bites the dust on the red ink planet.
Posted by Thersites on UTC 2016-10-20 10:52.
Updated on UTC 2016-11-11
No, not that one, the other one – the expensive one. It's still all about cash, though.
Posted by Thersites on UTC 2016-10-17 10:15.
Brian Cox: the zombie staggers on
Back in your box, Jean-Jacques!
Posted by Richard on UTC 2016-10-10 09:37.
It's always the same in hierarchical societies.
Posted by Mad Mitch on UTC 2016-10-07 17:08.
The truth never hurt anyone. The compact guide to developing a thick skin.
Posted by Thersites on UTC 2016-10-06 16:02.
John Dalton, 250 years old
One of the founding fathers of the Scientific Revolution. Thank you, Sir.
Posted by Mad Mitch on UTC 2016-10-05 09:03.
French white wine: alcohol, child labour, girls for hire and a certain unmistakeable 'finish'.
Posted by Richard on UTC 2016-10-04 07:56.
Where is there an end to it, the soundless wailing.
Posted by Mad Mitch on UTC 2016-10-03 10:41.
Short meditation for Sunday 2 October involving the Bible, that essential book for atheists. Oh… and that other book.
Posted by Mad Mitch on UTC 2016-10-02 11:04.
Updated on UTC 2016-10-25
The Jacobin Conspiracy
Making the mood music of Schubert's times.
Posted by Richard on UTC 2016-10-01 09:06.
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