"There are 10^11 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it's only a hundred billion. It's less than the national deficit! We used to call them astronomical numbers. Now we should call them economical numbers." Richard Feynman
A patient the other day told me that lettuce could help you sleep. I had never heard this notion, and I must confess I was a bit sceptical. The idea of a salad or a lettuce sandwich at bedtime wasn’t that appealing either!
"The Labour party has never been a socialist party, although there have always been socialists in it – a bit like Christians in the Church of England." Tony Benn.
I heard an interview on Radio 4 the other day with Tom Chaplin, who was the lead singer with the band Keane.
A year after the EU Referendum and the so-called "United" Kingdom is as more divided than ever.
"The Conservative party is an eternally irritating force for wrong that appeals exclusively to bigots, toffs, money-minded machine men, faded entertainers and selfish, grasping simpletons who were born with some essential part of their soul missing." Charlie Brooker, 2007
I can still remember the morning after the UK's EU Referendum
I've finally done it!