Archive for June, 2013


Monday, June 24th, 2013

Naval officers will no longer raise their glasses to “Our wives and sweethearts” - typically met with the unofficial reply “May they never meet”.

BBC News


Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

An airport was required to finish off the Japanese.



Sunday, June 16th, 2013

Accept that you’re just this collection of cells, intelligent to whatever degree, capable of feeling emotion to whatever degree, for a limited amount of time and so on, on this tiny little rock orbiting this not particularly important sun in one of just 400m galaxies, and whatever other levels of reality there might be via something like brane-theory … really, it’s not about you.

Iain Banks