Monthly Archives: December 2010

Sunrise set

Today our end of the Earth starts tilting back towards the Sun, which means the days finally start to get longer. And, just as I marked yesterday’s Winter Solstice with photos of sunsets, I thought I’d kick off the return … Continue reading

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Sunset set

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, today is the shortest day: we’ll barely see the sun at all. So, just to show that the sun going down isn’t always a bad thing,  I thought I’d post some of the spectacular sunsets … Continue reading

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The birds and the bees (and mice)

It’s interesting that the expression ‘the birds and the bees’ is used as a euphemism for human reproduction. Given that both bird and bee populations are in sharp decline, I wonder if anyone’s started thinking that there might be a … Continue reading

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Musical interlude for World AIDS Day: I Will Survive

Today (December 1st) is World AIDS Day. The first person with AIDS I ever met was a guy called Bobbi Campbell in San Francisco in 1983.  He was one of the first people with AIDS to go public and jokingly … Continue reading

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