Tranquility lifted slowly from the landing deck, the extra weight of the mechanoids making the thruster motors strain under the weight. In a few seconds the vessel had lifted and pushed itself gently through the opening out into space. "We nearly didn't make that!" Collins complained. "We're too heavy! What's that robot doing on top?"... Continue Reading →
It looks like Dawn is going to be getting a broader look as Ceres as it's directed into a higher orbit around the asteroid. Have a look: via Dawn Sets Course for Higher Orbit | NASA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on material. Credit: NASA
Ive been thinking a bit about how life changes, nothing ever stays the same. I then was thinking about how this applies to my blogging life. When I got started I followed loads of blogs, I made sure I got to know all the bloggers that followed me back and certainly the ones that responded... Continue Reading →
I say this on Twitter the other day, the story in reality (if it is real) is quite tragic in reality. However the irony made me laugh! Simon 🙂
Pluto's snow capped mountains look eerily familiar, but are capped with Methane frost. Click the link for the full post: via Pluto’s Methane Snowcaps on the Edge of Darkness | NASA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on material Credit: NASA
We all know about the annoying insurace calls asking "have you had a car accident in the last two years?" Well now the battle in this game has gone up a level and I just had my first one - Hu-Bots (a robot caller pretending to be human), are now being used. Does this really... Continue Reading →
Make sure you guys all read this post about deputy head porter, she needs help in bringing herself to the knowledge of the masses in any country.
Ladies and gentlemen, please join me in celebrating a most auspicious day indeed – the release date for PorterGirl: First Lady Of The Keys is upon us! Those of you who have gamely pre-ordered will find your devices just that little bit more British this morning, not to mention having a sudden overabundance of buggers. The book is now live and available for purchase, with the hard copies being available within a week. In honour of this, I thought that today we would get up close and personal with the little lady at the very heart of Old College – the one and only, Deputy Head Porter.
As we all know, our heroine is the very first female Deputy Head Porter at Old College. This is a notion that at first excites her, but soon becomes something of burden as there are many in College who believe that firsts should apply to…
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