Fundraising and Doubts and Certainties

It’s mid-week and I make it a rule only to blog on weekends but I missed last weekend due to an excess of … well, nothing important.  And so now, when I’d rather dwell on something arty and warm, I find myself feeling, no, trying not to feel, frustrated about having to recruit for the Newton Circle Project when I’m not certain …

London council estates and London history

I visited a youth club on a council estate in central London last night.  I went because I wanted to see if I could interest a few young people in this crazy Newton Circle Project I’m trying to  push.  I knew almost nothing about the estate, about the drugs and knife crime and the youth unemployment —

Isaac Newton the Natural Philosopher

I find myself suddenly having to become a bit of an expert on Isaac Newton and, because the task is rather impossible to one of little scientific brain, I just try to find morsels of knowledge about his life and chew on them.  But there still is the big picture, or literally, several big portraits that I came face to …