Monthly Archives: October, 2015

Look at the blood super-moon!

I think that was how I heard it described.  Basically it was an eclipse of the moon, when the Earth comes between the Moon and the Sun.  Light is refracted round the Earth and the Moon appears red.  The “super” bit is because it occurred at a time when the Moon was closest to the …

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Go on (part of) another university reunion.

This year the reunion was at a hotel in Birdlip – the highest point of the Cotswolds, I believe.  I only went for part of it as it was quite close – only about 1½ to 2 hours drive away – depending on how many tractors and horse boxes one gets behind. Most people went …

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