2015 August

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Review of Glideboard / Segway / Balance board – V30

I got one of those balance board thingys.  There isn’t one name.  It’s a complicated story. It took me a while to get the hang of.  Here’s my slightly incoherent review of it:     Samuel

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BBC should keep using the Met Office

I am very disappointed at the BBC’s decision to end its contract with the Met Office.  A middle finger to this decision.   The Met office is the most accurate forecaster, according to the World Meteorological Organisation.  It has made some infamous cock-ups, but generally it is brilliant.  In its 93 year relationship, the BBC [...]

Me and Tom with our balloon helmets

Critical Mass, Ride London, and Ben and Jerry’s

On Friday I took part in Critical Mass.  I met Tom at Hyde Park and we cycled to meet his friend, Felix and his friend, Thomas and then onwards to roughly assemble for around 7pm.  At 7.15pm the mass rolled out.  The 1000 odd cyclists that take part in Critical Mass is a spectacle.  Despite [...]