While ego surfing, errr, checking Google to make sure my new site is showing up properly (honest !!), I came across a new Simon Hampel in the world… On a web page from the British-based Scientific Exploration Society (SES): Simon Hampel: Archaeologist by degree, broker by trade and expeditioner by day. After several years extensive … [Read More »]
You may have noticed the new URL to access by blog. I decided to rearrange things a little on my site and make things a bit more consistant. It’s a bit of a pain because search engine links will be broken until they get to re-index my site… but I have put redirect files in … [Read More »]
[url=http://www.jhu.edu/%7Ejhumag/0299web/degree.html]Degrees of Difficulty[/url] [quote]What is the most difficult instrument to master? Cosmological conundrum to crack? We asked a half dozen Johns Hopkins experts to share the biggest challenge of their discipline.[/quote] From the Johns Hopkins Magazine, a publication of the Johns Hopkins University.
Graeme Philipson from the Sydney Morning Herald wrote an article titled Copyright distorts the market A brief extract: There’s been a lot of coverage lately about music being downloaded from the internet. This has been going on for years but now the Recording Industry Association of America has given the matter a much higher profile … [Read More »]
Fly by the seat of your pants Meaning Decide a course of action as you go along, using your own initiative and perceptions rather than a pre-determined plan or theory. Origin Early aviation parlance. Aircraft initially had few navigation aids and flying was accomplished by means of the pilot’s judgement.