December 2007

I’ve uploaded the photos from Saturday (San Francisco Bay) and Sunday (Jack London Square and Alameda). Steve has blogged how we all tried our hands at slot-car racing after lunch on Sunday. It must be 40 years since I last handled a slot car controller, but it all came back surprisingly quickly. (Maybe here in…

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Regular readers will know that I’m a pretty hard-core atheist. It’s not just that I disbelieve in god; I find the whole concept of god incoherent. However, having observed the rituals and manifestation associated with this particular deity, I might be persuaded to make an exception: Cricket pads look rather good on an elephant, don’t…

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On Saturday, Alec, Adriana and I spent the day with Laureen Hudson and her family, first having lunch aboard their catamaran and then cruising San Francisco bay on a friend’s powerboat. Photos coming soon; in the meantime you can read about Laureen, her work, and her causes here, here, here, here, here and here! UPDATE:…

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