Archive for the tag 'Christopher Lloyd'

Long time readers will know that I enjoy reading the books and thoughts written by Christopher Lloyd.
I am subscribed to receive emails from ‘What on Earth Books‘, which add to his thoughts on the themes in his books and this one popped up in my email box today (including the picture above):
WHILST PUTTING the final [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Aug 1st 2012

The polling stations are now closed and the die has been cast on whether the public have chosen to try an Alternative Voting (AV) system.  When I arrived at my local polling station they estimated that around two thirds of the ward had either turned out to vote or cast a postal vote which was [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on May 5th 2011

In the wake of the devastation that has been caused by the earthquake off the coast of Japan and the ensuing tsunami, experts have advised that Japan’s coastline may have shifted as much as 13ft to the east.
From BBC Science reporter Paul Rincon:

Japan’s coastline may have shifted by as much as 4m (13ft) to the [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Mar 15th 2011

Today saw the  launch of Christopher Lloyd’s latest book in the What on Earth series, it is called What on Earth? Wallbook. You might recall my recent Blog post on one of his previous books.
The new book is an interesting concept because you can read it like a book or display it on a wall.  [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Sep 4th 2010

…100 species that changed the world…
Synopsis (from book cover):
Why have creatures evolved as they are? which species have had the biggest impact on the world we live in? Where does humanity fit in?
Christopher Lloyd leads us on an exhilarating journey, from the birth of life on the early Earth to the present day, as [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Aug 18th 2010

Back to my weekend away.   This started with a leisurely drive to Orpington where we parked the car and took a brief train ride into London, much easier than struggling to drive through the city.  The leisurely drive included a stop for a pub lunch.
On the way to the Royal Institution, I found myself [...]

7 Comments CherryPie on Oct 14th 2009