100 miles done. 100 miles started.

Last month I rode 100 miles for Prostate Cancer UK with sponsorship from various friends. This month I’m doing the same but for Mexborough and Swinton Astronomy Society – a charity and organisation which means a lot to me and has meant a lot to me for nearly 40 years now. I first joined MSASContinue reading “100 miles done. 100 miles started.”

Super Wolf Blood Moon

In the early hours of the morning we’ll be treated to a lunar eclipse. Probably above the clouds, where we can’t see it. As per usual, the papers are hyping it up because it’s a Perigee (close to Earth) moon. Wolf moon is just the old English name for the January moon. It’s apt though,Continue reading “Super Wolf Blood Moon”

The Oxford Trip

The Oxford trip was yesterday; meeting up with Dr Allan Chapman to go and the Radcliffe Observatory and then to the Museum of the History of Science. After a bouncy journey down we arrived at the university. The Observatory was first on our itinerary. Then on to Oxford town centre, and firstly a lunch inContinue reading “The Oxford Trip”

RoSfest preparations

We’re now less than 90 days away from RoSfest and it’s getting rather frightening.We’re actually talking Visas, and flight times – now why are only the London airports the ones offering the cheap flights? Do you think it’s grossly unfair that anyone living away from London automatically gets penalised in taxi / fuel costs whenContinue reading “RoSfest preparations”

I feel small…

2/341:365 – I feel small Originally uploaded by Last Human Gateway The last few days have been an interesting time for me. On Friday I popped into the Montgomery Hall to see Pallas and generally just see people (and drop off the Wasp box). The Montgom doesn’t feel nice for me any more since theContinue reading “I feel small…”