Overseas translation of my books in return for £20 donation to a good cause.

I have: 2 hardback German translations of Fermat’s Last Theorem (Fermats Letzter Satz) 1 paperback German translation of The Code Book (Geheime Botschaften) 1 paperback German translation of the Code Book for teenagers “Codes” 5 Basque translations of The Code […]

Let BBC Radio Surrey & Sussex know that you support its sensible stance on so-called homeopathy experts

BBC Radio Surrey and Sussex broadcast a programme with a lunchtime expert slot. In the past, this slot has included a homeopath offering medical advice to callers.When I heard about this, I was shocked and contacted the programme’s producer. I […]

Why I am mildly perturbed by Lab in a Lorry

Good to see lots of comments after my blog “ Why I hate Lab in a Lorry & the Einstein Ballet“. Perhaps I should start by making two further points. 1. My main criticism is with funders, not with those […]

The Pizza Express Summits

I published a blog on 15 July, 2012: Two Questions for Monty Don About Organic Farming. If you visit the blog, then you will see that the 15th comment is a response from Monty Don. I have also pasted it […]

Two questions for Monty Don about organic farming

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 I should start by stressing that organic farming is not an area of particular interest. I only have a superficial understanding and knowledge of the subject, but I think it is clear that: In […]

My polite complaint to the BBC & its impact

Last Thursday, @callyauckland tweeted:   Penny Edwards, from Helios #TunWells today on @BBCSurrey #homeopathy 1pm, until about 1.45pm.   I think the tweet was from one of Penny’s fans and was intended to promote her and her radio appearance. This […]

My favoritest pic of James Randi

My favoritest pic of Randi, on backpack, on Hari’s back on 1st day at nursery aged 2 this week. Slightly blurred. Originally posted on slsingh’s posterous

Why did Psychic Sally lose her powers in September 2011?

Yesterday, Psychic Sally (aka Sally Morgan) announced that she is suing the Daily Mail for libel. She is taking action against two articles published in the Daily Mail last year in the wake of allegations made in September that Sally […]

Can you think of a name for my new thing?

My New Year’s resolution is to set up a small hub for pursuing and promoting various skeptical activities. In fact, planning is going well and I hope to announce something in late January. However, I still don’t have a name for this […]

Medical researchers born in 1943

Thanks for all your comments on my previous blogpost. Very helpful and very much appreciated. I have now removed that post as it has done its job. More news soon. Thanks again, Simon. Originally posted on slsingh’s posterous