Monthly Archives: September 2015

How I Got Into….American Football

(problems uploading images again – sorry for lack of pictures this week). It seems appropriate this week, as I’m about to attend my first NFL game live, to use my “How I got into….’ post to talk about American Football. … Continue reading

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How I Got Into….Rick Wakeman

I’ve been able to trace the origin of this “How I Got Into….” to a roughly 10-minute window. I knew it was 1976, almost certainly August. My memory told me it must have been on Tuesday or Wednesday, because that was the day … Continue reading

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Nothing to say.

I was going to post this evening, but I nodded off on the sofa and it’s too late to start now. Posts will be a bit more sparse over the next couple of weeks – I’ve a lot going on … Continue reading

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The Sunday Post (with Oor Wullie and The Broons)

I wasn’t going to write anything today, but I was heading for a “no post on Sunday” title, then thought of The Sunday Post, and now here’s this. I’ve never lived in Scotland, but the Scottish weekly newspaper The Sunday Post … Continue reading

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Supplementary post to “How I Got Into….Mathematics”

Last night I posted about an inspirational Maths teacher who changed the course of my life. And that reminded me of the following monologue from Keith Olberman, formerly of ESPN. In Britain, we don’t get to see much US sports … Continue reading

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How I Got Into….Mathematics

This week’s How I Got Into….about how an inspirational teacher made me love Maths and altered the course of my life. Continue reading

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No Post Today

Unlike this pelican, I have no post today. Too many late nights recently, so off to bed early. Back tomorrow with a new “How I Got Into….”

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