The Quiz Mistress Returns

Quiz Mistress

Last night we held our very first quiz night in summer. Usually we have our annual festive quiz just before Christmas, and it’s been successful for the last few years. Normally the invite is to MaM members only, but this quiz was slightly different. Recently Pauline took the position of …

more…

Bungee Jumping Glasgow Style!

Eve and Brian 400

This is my fearless daughter Eve and her equally fearless boyfriend Brian,  chucking themselves out of a crane, at the mercy of a length of elasticated line attached to their ankles. It takes a lot of courage to do this, so bravo you two!

86400

Yiannis

I came across an interesting forum post the other day which got me thinking. It posed this scenario, and what you would do if it actually happened. You discover that you have won a prize, and the prize is that each day 86,400 Euros is deposited into your bank account. …

more…

Shakespeare Lunch 2014 – Happy 450th Birthday Bill

KEVIN

A special birthday celebration was enjoyed at our place this year; the 450th birthday of the great man himself, William Shakespeare. I have enjoyed the previous four very much, but for me, this one was the pinnacle of both silliness, reverence/irreverance and daftosity, if such a word exists, and in …

more…

Fractals – Hunting The Hidden Dimension

mandelresizegifmmmmmmmm

Have you ever come across the name Benoit Mandelbrot? My guess is most people haven’t. He was a mathematician, regarded by some of his contemporaries as a pioneer and a man who changed the way we view the world. So what was so special about him? Well, he had the …

more…

How Wolves Change Rivers

For every Yin there must be a Yang. I hope this short documentary helps to add that balance to my previous post…

Greed And Our Disconnect With Nature

I hope you take a close look at this graphic video. I’m not selling anything, I’m not campaigning for anything, I am not a supporter of any animal rights movement. I simply ask you to look at the video and question why this is happening. This is what was written …

more…

The Divine Matrix

Divine Matrix

You know how sometimes one thing can lead to another, and then another, quite by chance? Well, yesterday I stumbled upon this chap, Gregg Braden, listening to him doing a radio interview. I searched online and came across the video below. It’s very long, nearly four hours, and so I …

more…

The Global Consciousness Project

The Global Consciousness Project

Many years ago, in the early nineties to be more precise, I worked for the UK based company, Mecca, in Bingo Management. The first place I worked was at The Bedford, an old, converted film theatre in the heart of the Gorbals (or where the Gorbals once stood), in Glasgow. …

more…