Monthly Archives: March 2015

Where are all the heroes and heroines?

[I’m posting this early as I will not be able to post tomorrow or Monday as per my schedule] View image | gettyimages.com The Cricket World Cup continues and now we have only the final match left. New Zealand versus … Continue reading

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Cricket – bat and ball game

That’s how Wikipedia describes cricket – as a bat and ball game. Since the Cricket World Cup is currently being staged in Australia and New Zealand, I thought that I would choose cricket as the┬átopic for the week. The roots … Continue reading

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Discworld

There’s an apocryphal story of an eminent lecturer (some say Bertrand Russell) giving a lecture on astronomy, describing how the earth orbits the sun, the sun orbits the centre of the Home Galaxy, the Milky Way, when someone objects and … Continue reading

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Time waits for no man

It’s approaching the equinox, that time of the year when the day and the night are of almost equal length. It’s the vernal or spring equinox here in the Southern Hemisphere, and the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere. For … Continue reading

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10 fingers and 10 toes

[Ooops! Late again.] Most living things come from seeds or eggs. A fertilized egg or seeds has all the information in it to generate the organism that springs from it. All the organs of the organism are implicit in the … Continue reading

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