Tag Archives: Thetis Blacker

A golden age?

Was there a lost Golden Age for science? I am grateful to Ursula Martin for directing my attention to a paper by a geographer at Queen Mary, Kerry Holden, entitled “Lamenting the Golden Age: Love, Labour and Loss in the … Continue reading

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The Prophet

On Friday, in a bookshop, I picked up a book and started leafing through it. Suddenly, I was transported back more than forty years. In the summer of 1975, before my first child was born, while her mother was doing … Continue reading

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