Stuff unrelated to economies, markets or science
3 Oct 2023
Prof Peter Hindmarsh, King of Insulin
The doctor is being investigated by the GMC
7 Sept 2023
When Science Kills
More must be done to improve the use of science in the courtroom
20 Aug 2023
Would You Like to Help Lucy Letby?
The fight to exonerate Lucy has begun and you can be part of it
17 Jun 2023
Do Statistics Prove Accused Nurse Lucy Letby Innocent?
There are many factual inconsistencies in publicly available information relating to this most troubling of cases
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...
8 Sept 2023
Sepsis and Scapegoating in Lucy Letby Case
One fabulous subreddit about sepsis and a snippet of trial testimony that might explain why Lucy was scapegoated
2 Sept 2023
The Twilight Zone of the Lucy Letby Case
The prosecution case that was built around Lucy may appear robust but is fragile and at some point will collapse
18 Aug 2023
The Travesty of the Lucy Letby Verdicts
The jurors had little choice but to find Lucy guilty, given the flawed scientific evidence with which they were presented
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,...
When Talking About Lucy Letby Turns To Action
Here are your suggestions in response to my "Calling All Chimps!" post, posted on the blog or sent privately, about what we can do, over and
24 Aug 2023
Miscarriages of Justice in Killer Caregiver Cases (first published on 12 October 2022)
I thought I would republish this article which I wrote as Lucy's trial got underway just over ten months ago. It has not had as many views a
15 Jul 2023
More Remarkable Statistics In The Lucy Letby Case
The only way the Lucy Letby case makes sense statistically is if she is not a murderer
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...