Stuff unrelated to economies, markets or science
3 Feb 2023
Setting A Bad Example
The effort to improve financial literacy in this country itself needs to be improved
15 Sept 2022
How The Lake District Was Formed...In Three Minutes
For those interested in a quick summary of 500 million years of geological history of The Lakes
4 Jul 2022
How Not To Date A Hominin
Seeing at close hand that science is not always about the search for truth came as a bit of a surprise
30 Jun 2017
Attempt at Murder Sleuthing
I watched this documentary and became fascinated by the case. Michael Peterson was convicted of murdering his wife, having tried,...
16 Dec 2022
Another Victim of Bad Maths?
Criminologist Prof David Wilson writes on Suspected Miscarriage of Justice Case Colin Norris
14 Jul 2022
Blurred Lines or No Lines?
Retail investors cannot be adequately protected until the fundamental similarity between investing and gambling is recognised
29 Jun 2022
Yes, We Are All Individuals!
Crypto, cults and image makeovers
31 Aug 2014
In Support of Lemmings
The article Retirement fund managers behave 'like lemmings' in today's FT caught my eye, not because of the subject matter, though...
12 Oct 2022
Miscarriages of Justice in Killer Caregiver Cases
As another 'angel of death' case gets underway in Manchester, the spotlight is turned once again on use of statistics and investigation obje
6 Jul 2022
The Art of Persuasion
Some thoughts on investment communication
18 Jun 2022
Iceland National Day Celebrations
Yesterday was Iceland National Day and was a lot of good, clean fun Fortuitously I was in Reykjavik on National Day. Here are some pics....
1 Jul 2009
Seacrest versus Sachs
To imply that Ryan Seacrest's $45 million three year American Idol deal announced last Monday is as obscene as Goldman's $3.4 billion...