Monthly Archives: January 2014

Six Nations: Italian improvement

When I looked at the Six Nations stats a couple of weeks ago, I thought it would be worth having a look at how much Italy have improved since they entered the Six Nations. Below is a table with their … Continue reading

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Book Review: Practicing Affirmation

By Sam Crabtree (I read the Kindle edition) The book is actually called Practicing Affirmation: God-centred praise of those who are not God (but this would not have made for a very snappy title), and that pretty much describes the … Continue reading

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Flow Rider

  In the news this week, a Kazakh mathematician has hit the headlines* for having supposedly submitted a solution to the Navier-Stokes existence and Smoothness problem, one of the Clay Mathematics Institute’s 7 Millennium Prize problems. This is big news, … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Journey

Jacob’s story is that of a man who has a long, gradual conversion to trusting in God. I find him fascinating, and have been reading his story recently, particularly how he comes to trust in God. Some lessons I think … Continue reading

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Book Review: Thinking, Fast and Slow

by Daniel Kahneman Non-fiction, Amazon puts it in Psychology, but it could come under any number of categories! Amazon has been bothering me to read this for weeks, so I finally caved (the joke is on them, I bought it … Continue reading

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The Six Nations: A Tale of Two Championships

You can’t really argue with a couple of months of solid world-class rugby. But while my days of propping for the CCB Medallion ‘C’ XV are over, I make do with the Six Nations, which is also great. It’s an … Continue reading

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Episodes: First Forays in Economics

Got… got… need… got… When I was home at Christmas, I found some old football stickers from the 1996/97 season- among them were Derby County’s Dean Sturridge and Coventry City reserve Andrew Ducros. This turned out to be the one … Continue reading

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