Posts Tagged: Books

Nature By Numbers

Maths and numbers have never been my strong suit, but after I read Fermat’s Last Theorem I started to see them differently; to see an elegance and beauty I hadn’t before appreciated. Whilst in Minsk last week my new chum Alec shared this fantastic video with me. Watch this video and tell me that numbersContinue Reading ›

The Matrix Has You

In the words of Neo “whoa”. I can’t believe it’s ten years since The Matrix was released. I can remember seeing the “What Is The Matrix?” teaser trailers and knowing from those that I had to see this film. But even the brilliant teasers and trailers couldn’t prepare me for just how cool this movie wasContinue Reading ›

A Little Night Reading

This is so clever. A bookshelf and a reading light where the two interact. A sensor turns off the light when an open book is placed on the shelf.; when the book is picked up again, the light automatically turns on. Wonderful. Lili Lite via FFFFound

Atonement – Elegy For Dunkirk

I finally watched Atonement over the weekend, and found it a deeply moving, and beautifully tragic story. Directed by Joe Wright Atonement is a masterpiece: not words I use lightly. James McAvoy is absolutely fantastic; delivering a powerful and riveting performance, and for the first time Keira Knightley really impressed me giving a glimpse of the great actress IContinue Reading ›

2008 Review

Yes, it’s that time of year; time for another of those unoriginal and I’m sure largely unread review posts. So without further ado I give you my review of books and music for 2008. Books Since I stopped commuting by train my reading time has reduced markedly; I try to read at night but invariablyContinue Reading ›