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Posted on UTC 2015-01-01 01:04.

The organization of the articles on this site is chronological, but, unlike many blogs, the articles do not sink down into oblivion after a while. Even elderly articles may be updated. Updates are always additions to articles, not corrections of existing content.

Last updated Published Article title
2018-11-27 2016-10-20 Schiaparelli
2018-11-07 2018-11-06 Blasphemy redux
2018-10-31 2018-10-30 That German right-wing landslide
2018-10-16 2018-10-10 Digital servitude
2018-10-13 2018-06-25 5 July 1948: 70 years of the NHS soup kitchen
2018-10-03 2015-11-01 All Saints' Day, 1 November
2018-09-18 2018-09-17 Schubert's downward spiral, 1827
2018-09-18 2018-01-05 Mistrust of strangers
2018-09-07 2018-09-01 Franz Schubert in search of lost time
2018-07-18 2018-05-21 British Republic Day
2018-07-13 2018-05-18 Brexit and Ireland
2018-06-27 2018-06-03 3 June 1828: Fugue at midnight
2018-06-14 2018-05-28 Tommy Robinson: jailbird
2018-06-11 2018-05-26 German transgender gender
2018-06-11 2018-02-24 The PostAuto car crash
2018-06-10 2018-03-11 Going to the dogs
2018-06-06 2018-05-23 Serious advice for all men
2018-05-21 2018-05-20 Staring into the cultural abyss
2018-05-17 2018-05-17 Suicide by cop in Gaza
2018-05-10 2018-05-08 The New Hambacher Fest 2018
2018-05-05 2018-05-02 5 May 1818: Marxmas
2018-04-28 2018-04-27 The hydrogen fuel cell takes flight
2018-04-05 2016-12-28 On the road to nowhere
2018-03-24 2018-03-06 The Sound of Martial Music
2018-03-04 2018-02-01 Pulling the plug on the Swiss broadcaster
2018-02-25 2018-02-08 It's a hard life at the FBI
2018-02-24 2018-02-21 Kippered Kirsty: a lesson to us all
2018-02-24 2018-02-01 The Peter Principle – May extension
2018-02-14 2018-01-24 January 1818: Franz Schubert dodges the draft
2018-02-10 2018-02-10 Martin… er… who?
2018-02-07 2018-02-02 Desperately hating Donald
2018-01-30 2018-01-18 Swiss Government-sponsored CAGW alarmism
2018-01-14 2018-01-14 The Base and the Superstructure
2017-12-30 2017-12-24 What is time? Don't ask.
2017-12-13 2017-12-05 4 December: Saint Barbara's Day
2017-11-27 2017-11-22 Squaring circles in Berlin
2017-11-19 2017-09-03 1775, Lili: the first Gotthard journey
2017-11-19 2017-03-16 Zurich-Petrograd, one-way
2017-11-07 2016-10-26 The Man in Black: an expert writes
2017-11-06 2017-09-28 Luddites of the world, unite!
2017-11-06 2017-08-10 Moral money
2017-11-05 2017-10-07 An outrageous libel of a dead hero
2017-10-17 2017-09-25 No change, please – we're German
2017-10-06 2017-10-05 Mrs Shopping-List meets Pericles
2017-09-30 2017-09-26 The AfD: the uncouth, the amateur, the gormless.
2017-07-25 2017-06-01 Goethe's Heidenröslein
2017-07-10 2017-07-04 Stephen Hawking speaks
2017-07-03 2017-07-03 Dr Weather and Mr Climate
2017-06-29 2017-06-25 Doing the right thing
2017-06-20 2017-06-19 The pursuit of happiness
2017-05-21 2017-05-17 The future of energy in Switzerland
2017-03-03 2017-03-01 Schubert: from child to musical genius
2017-02-14 2017-01-09 Deutschland, Deutschland über alles
2017-02-05 2017-01-21 Climate scientists
2017-02-04 2017-01-19 Pie-in-the-sky charts
2017-02-03 2016-12-26 Backup hell: a visit to the crypt
2017-01-27 2017-01-24 Figures of Speech discussion group
2017-01-26 2017-01-23 Bedlam through the peephole
2017-01-23 2017-01-15 Charlie to the rescue
2017-01-04 2016-12-15 Energy made easy
2017-01-03 2016-08-23 Artificial Intelligence
2016-12-11 2016-05-08 Saving time
2016-11-16 2016-03-24 Bedsheet, spreadsheet
2016-11-10 2016-11-07 Climate cognitive dissonance
2016-10-29 2016-08-27 Climate alarmism
2016-10-25 2016-10-02 Bible studies
2016-10-24 2016-10-23 Freedom of speech
2016-10-04 2016-07-10 Devaluing the family
2016-09-21 2016-09-13 Churchill in Zurich
2016-09-20 2016-09-19 Channelled speech
2016-09-01 2016-08-26 Citroen DS23
2016-08-16 2016-04-14 Richard North
2016-07-12 2016-07-08 Andrea Leadsom, next Prime Minister of the UK
2016-07-01 2015-11-12 Antisocial media
2016-06-25 2016-06-22 The fine art of wonderment
2016-06-24 2016-06-09 The alien hatches
2016-06-23 2016-06-03 No X please, you're not British
2016-06-09 2016-06-08 Carbon dioxide: the science is settling nicely
2016-06-09 2016-06-06 Ignorant? Uninformed? Thick?
2016-05-07 2016-01-25 Not like us
2016-04-14 2015-10-16 Who are you calling a snob?
2016-03-24 2016-03-18 Lenten thoughts, newly assembled
2016-03-03 2016-02-22 Swiss democracy, seriously compromised
2016-02-29 2015-12-07 Solar Impulse
2016-02-26 2016-02-26 Language Lab
2016-02-10 2015-11-28 Shaken, stirred and rusted
2016-02-10 2015-11-19 Enlightenment redux
2016-02-06 2016-01-17 Mohammed: not my prophet
2016-02-05 2015-10-13 EU referendum: No thank you!
2016-01-27 2015-11-01 How to lose money
2016-01-26 2016-01-26 Rabid lexicography
2016-01-10 2016-01-09 Sharing the risk
2016-01-09 2016-01-03 Rockers do it better