Tag Archives: Dr Who

‘By Heart, not Rote’: some observations on geeks and geekiness

Chrissie Amphlett and the Divinyls provided a decent chunk of the soundtrack to my young life; reports of her early death (aged 53) hit me in the childhood memories, hard, much like the arrest of Rolf Harris, or pictures of Berliners crawling over the remains of the Wall. I have, by saying those things, disclosed […]

Have caterpillar tracks, will climb

Venezia is not a wheelchair friendly city.  Almost all the bridges are stepped. But we were taken with this solution to the problem of wheelchairs and stairs. Dr Who fans will no doubt go to a famous joke about the Daleks. This is also the Saturday chit-chat post.