Monthly Archives: September 2011


Ten years ago today, the World Trade Centre twin towers were attacked and fell, with terrible loss of life. Like most people, I guess, I can remember exactly where I was during the attacks – watching CNN in a high-rise … Continue reading

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Bobby Fischer against the world

In which I am reminded that once stuff is in your brain somewhere cluttering it up, it can be pretty hard to get it out. Random bits of chess knowledge included. It is probably another of those middle-aged things, but … Continue reading

Posted in Chess, Family business, Getting old, History, Nerdishness, Procrastination | 5 Comments