Sprints and Marathons

The world of sports teaches you many life lessons. Trying to beat my own 5K time recently, I wondered if I was approaching this the right way. Was this a sprint? Did I take up running to get to this personal record time? Or was it a marathon? i.e Did I take this up as…More

The ex-post world

24th July, 1964. DCW Jones, a waterworks engineer in Aberfan, Wales sends a letter to a colleague expressing concern. He’s worried about the danger of coal slurry in a mountain of coal waste being toppled and turning into an avalanche and putting the lives of young schoolchildren studying at Pantglas Junior School at the base…More