Neural Discharge

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Special Grass

In my ongoing saga to complete my Silver I took advantage of a thermic but windy day to attempt my 50k. The wind was from the South West, so the … Continue reading

August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fifth Time Lucky

After three attempts to do my silver height, always foiled by logger problems. The opportunity to do it came up again. With only two problems. 1) It was very windy … Continue reading

August 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Towards Gliding on TV

I have seen the future, and it is on Google Earth. The 2013 European Gliding Championship is broadcast live at http://www.livetrack24.com/tasks/1005 although this is not the first time this has happened, it … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The potential of the abandoned railways of the North West

A while ago I wrote about my thoughts on a new super-city made from merging Manchester and Liverpool and the benefits that would bring to the area and the UK as … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blog post runner up in Tyndall Competition

My blog post ‘The metropolis from nowhere’ has come runner up in the Tyndall centre’s blogging completion, and has been published on their website. I would like to say thank … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Exoplanets Explained

The always excelent PhD Comics have a new video on detection of exoplanets. Although they didin’t discuss it in the video an update to the Drake Equation based on the … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

The metropolis from nowhere

Summary: We could kick start the economy by creating the UK’s second global city between Manchester and Liverpool at minimal cost to the taxpayer, bringing a wide range of long … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · 2 Comments