the joys of randomness

30 October 2015 I love making random discoveries that become a potentially important part of the research journey. Not only is it great fun, as you meander in an apparently aimless way through the web, but I find it highly subversive. Years of counter-intuitive obedience to the scientific method, ruthlessly and inappropriately demanded because –… Continue reading the joys of randomness

modern slavery

I heard enough of today’s Face the Facts (R4) to be shocked by the disregard in which we can hold the lives of human beings from outside the EU. The programme was reporting on modern slavery in the context of the modern slavery bill currently passing through its various stages in Parliament. The programme noted that the… Continue reading modern slavery