Monthly Archives: January 2008

BBC 2 Horizon


Another gem of a programme! Website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/horizon/ What on Earth is Wrong with Gravity? Particle physicist and ex D:Ream keyboard player Dr Brian Cox wants to know why the Universe is built the way it is. He believes the answers … Continue reading

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UKTV History. The Day We Learned To Think.


Saturday 26 January 11:00pm – 12:00am UKTV History Documentary about the discovery of a small piece of stone, unearthed in an African cave, that has revolutionised scientific understanding of the evolution of sophisticated thought. The little knob of ochre appears … Continue reading

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Film, ‘The Golden Compass’. Book, ‘Northern Lights’. Philip Pullman.


    SACRE. NASACRE. Ofsted. Department for Children, Schools and Families.   The transient and comparatively very short nature of parenthood within a lifetime.    The short and fleeting years of parenting in the school years, the great difficulties and economic hardships … Continue reading

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Atom. BBC 2 TV.


The first time, ever, that I might have understood Quantum Theory, and maybe, the second time in my life that I might of understood light as a particle and/or wave! Brilliant!!!         In this three-part documentary series, Professor Jim … Continue reading

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BBC 2. Extreme Pilgrim. Father Peter Owen-Jones.


  http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbctwo/listings/programme.shtml?day=yesterday&service_id=4224&filename=20080118/20080118_2100_4224_16040_60   Not a real man until you have been divorced!   I found that my three weeks of loneliness, many more trials, coming within the so called ‘internal deserts of life’, did have some great moments of joy, helped by the good company of science, was a personal Revelation. It … Continue reading

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China trade to boom, says Brown


  UK – Cut the ‘red tape’ and trade with China!   http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/7194864.stm   Why we could be such good partners.   1) Geographically half way around the world. Britain could be the ‘largest’ Chinese Hub.   2) Independent currencies. … Continue reading

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Charity Status for Private Schools and Independent Schools (Public Schools). UK.


  I am on the PTFA commitee for an Independent School. Independent or Private School Teachers. Parent Teachers and Friends Association.   All parents; however, rich or poor, contribute a great deal of time and money to School! I am sure that all Schools (public … Continue reading

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