I was very cross to hear that Trevor Bayliss has been diddled. Trevor Bayliss, you will recall, is the inspired inventor of the Clockwork Radio. I have been in love with the Clockwork Radio ever since I saw it on Tomorrow’s World, and please note BBC: Tomorrow’s World was great TV and inspiring and a [...]
Posts belonging to Category A Little Bit Of Politics
Latest sensational development could cause tremors! Italian scientists are to press for charges of manslaughter to be levelled at the Pope and senior Vatican officials for failing to warn of the possible dangers of the devastating L’Aquila earthquake in 2009 that killed 309 people, we can exclusively not reveal. As the representative of the Almighty [...]
A return to traditional science subjects at A-level has got to be good news – hasn’t it? It’s student results season (A-levels and GCSEs)– an opportunity for certain newspaper editors to publish pictures of attractive young girls jumping into each other’s arms! Hurrah!
Talking Science and the Milliband Loop I have a certain amount of sympathy this week for Ed Milliband; you know Ed: the Leader of Her Majesty’s Opposition? No seriously I do. It’s all about what is being called the ‘Milliband Loop’. Did you miss it? Oh surely not? If you did, you have a real treat [...]
Turkeys not keen on Xmas shock! Turkeys at Camfarms are to follow in the clawy footsteps of their fellow turkeys at Oxfarms and declare ‘no confidence’ in the Christmas policy of Farmer ‘Two brains’ Willetts, a manger at Coalition Agricultural Silviculture Holdings (CASH). A senior Camfarm turkey said: ‘it’s a critical time to raise a [...]
Meanwhile back on the campus… Professor Immer Scorpion, Vice Chancellor of Scorpiones University, adjusted his particularly fine stinger and sat behind his large, beautifully polished, desk with a contented sigh. He had just delivered his welcome lecture to this year’s intake of eager students – a task he always enjoyed. As ever, his theme had [...]
‘Profound Concerns’ Over Proposed Visa Cuts For Foreign Students Sixteen University vice-chancellors have written to a top Sunday Newspaper to express their ‘profound concern’ over the UK government’s plans to limit visas for international students. They claim that without international students many university courses, particularly in science and engineering, will not be viable. Courses [...]