Monthly Archives: April 2011

Elections, elections (3)

A pile of election correspondence came my way at last on Thursday — a week before the elections. Hooray! At last someone wants my vote, and this time it was new stuff and not simply the same old stuff repeated. … Continue reading

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Elections, elections (2)

I’ve received an election communication! At last! Someone wants my vote! But it’s exactly the same letter as my husband received two weeks ago. The only difference is that the reference number on it is about 1000 further down the … Continue reading

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To AV or not to AV, that is the question …

I’ve long suspected that most people’s grasp of basic maths is pretty dodgy. The totally ropey maths that has been flying about in the last few weeks in the UK’s ‘AV referendum’ debate has sadly confirmed my suspicions. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Elections, elections …

We get three votes here in south Wales on Thurs 5 May: one on the AV or not AV question, one for an AM constituency and one on the list. Sorry – for those of you outside Wales, that means … Continue reading

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Easter at last!

Term’s over, the funding application is submitted (‘The Knights Templars’ estates in England and Wales’), two books are with the publisher, essays have been received – or not – and colleagues are departing for the Easter break. Phew! It’s been … Continue reading

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Wind allotment

We have a new wind turbine down on the industrial estate.  There’s only one, so it’s hardly a wind-farm — more a wind allotment.

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Hello world!

You’d think that the School would be happy that the postgraduates are organising their own conferences. See details here. But in fact the School has organised another conference on the same day — and hopes that the postgraduates will attend! … Continue reading

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