Monthly Archive: August 2015


Is it getting warmer?

I have recently been bothered by a plethora of homilies that seek to bluntly denigrate a number of anomalies that punctuate the (mostly) equilibrium of the weather, and they’ve led me since to ask...


Young Mr Stoker

Young Mr Stoker, Re-insurance broker, often dreamt of the stars. More precisely, though not quite so nicely, He dreamt of the endless shoals of risks That danced and whirled about them. Visions of tranches,...