Tag Archives: Ice Age

Don’t Tell Me What To Think

I’m not inclined to believe experts. I’m not inclined to trust authorities. When I was a postgraduate in Bristol university 40 years ago, tasked to build an building electronic heat flow simulation model, I found that one of the pieces … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Ideas

I’ve been trying to remember the geography lessons I got taught, aged 10, back in about 1960. I seem to remember that there were three kinds of rocks: igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary. Igneous rocks came from deep inside the Earth, … Continue reading

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Long Hot Summers

The long hot summer seems to be over for now. It’s reminded me of 1976, which was another year with a long hot summer, and for which for me the accompanying music was Tina Turner’s Acid Queen. There was another … Continue reading

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Mashers and Slicers

I’m fighting in a war these days. It’s the war that’s being fought between smokers and antismokers. And I’m on the side of the smokers. And we’re currently losing pretty badly. But I think we’ll win in the end. I … Continue reading

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A Pub Garden Conversation

I occasionally get talking to people in pub gardens. And yesterday was one of those days. I got talking to some people who I’ve occasionally talked to before. One of them had even completed my ISIS smokers’ survey years before. … Continue reading

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Megalithic Structures Of The Ice Age

Yesterday I was arguing that as ice sheets melted at the end of the last ice age, 12,000 years ago, they gradually subsided to reveal the peaks of mountains and hills, which emerged as an archipelago of islands in a … Continue reading

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Hill Forts Of The Ice Age

For the past 5 months or so I’ve been taking a deep interest in ice ages. The last one ended only 12,000 years ago, which is the blink of an eye in geological time scales. And over the past few … Continue reading

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