Monthly Archives: September 2014

House on a Cliff


Originally posted on In the Dark:
Indoors the tang of a tiny oil lamp. Outdoors The winking signal on the waste of sea. Indoors the sound of the wind. Outdoors the wind. Indoors the locked heart and the lost key.…

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Beloved Dust


Originally posted on In the Dark:
And you as well must die, beloved dust, And all your beauty stand you in no stead, This flawless, vital hand, this perfect head, This body of flame and steel, before the gust Of…

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Frequentism: the art of probably answering the wrong question


Originally posted on In the Dark:
Popped into the office for a spot of lunch in between induction events and discovered that Jon Butterworth has posted an item on his Grauniad blog about how particle physicists use statistics, and the…

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The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba


Originally posted on In the Dark:
It’s been such a hectic week getting ready for our new arrivals at the University of Sussex that I’ve been largely limited to posting short items and recycled material. Today is no exception either,…

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