Monthly Archives: July 2011

Chess and the battle of the ages

I’ve decided to separate the actual chess GAME I played last week, and that I was talking about in the last post, into a separate post here. The main reason for this is that specifically chess analysis-related comments can now … Continue reading

Posted in Chess, Getting old | 9 Comments

Where to put the chess?

In which I ponder where to hide my latest, and oldest, obsessive enthusiasm… I have another of my chess games, played last week, I thought I might post up… but as I was thinking about this, a question arose. Or … Continue reading

Posted in Blog-ology, Chess, History, Nerdishness, Procrastination, Uncategorized | 8 Comments

Not much more than a decade until the bus pass*

*assuming bus passes haven’t been abolished by then (see also a defence of bus passes here). ——————————————————————-   In which, in a post-academic-year reverie, I decide not to look forward, and try some looking back instead. So no surprise there, then. … Continue reading

Posted in Chess, Family business, Nerdishness, Procrastination, The Life Scientific, Universities | 27 Comments