Tutoring adventures

The tutee in question is my nine year old brother, and the subject is usually mathematics, like in this case, or science. (Yes, I do feel very old with such a young sibling.) This is came out of one of our sessions: Brother: “Set me a division question!” Me: “Okay, what’s 144/12?” B: “12! My … More Tutoring adventures

Food Diary – June 24, 2011 – and… Swedish Midsummer (apologies for deviation from science)

Midsummer is an actual holiday that is gleefully celebrated in Sweden, with lots of shellfish, herring and potatoes, berries and cream, and ‘snaps’. The key element however, is good company. Personally, I left my good company when I left work, but I did stop by the supermarket, tiredly, on my way home, to see what … More Food Diary – June 24, 2011 – and… Swedish Midsummer (apologies for deviation from science)

Food Diary – June 23, 2011 – …and slideshows on WordPress

Does anybody have any experience of putting slideshows on these blogs? Advice would be appreciates, thank you. So, I got up at 0615 hours to go running, and was greeted by Elton John’s “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” on BBC Radio 2, by way of clock radio. What a way to start the day. … More Food Diary – June 23, 2011 – …and slideshows on WordPress

In-car discussion of the day – air transport for the masses

So, the family is in the car driving home from supermarket trip, when father and brother recall a conversation they previously have had – how to transport mahoossive numbers of people by air, but not by means already conceived and in use. (In short, aeroplanes.) Their idea: a central control-hub, surrounded by people-carrying hubs, each … More In-car discussion of the day – air transport for the masses