summertime and the reading is easy

It’s summer time, so the paper are full of people talking about the books they’re taking on holiday. I’ve found all the various lists rather frustrating as – with the exception of (of course) the New Scientist and a couple of mentions of Emily St John Mandel’s excellent Station Eleven – nobody’s recommended any science […]

A bientot!

Allumination has gone to Paris for the weekend – to eat fine food, drink fine wine, and explore in general, accompagne (of course) par la H. There’s much to see – the Sainte Chapelle, the Arcades, the various art museums (this weekend’s particular target the Moreau Museum, I think), the place I used to live […]