Monthly Archives: November 2017

Brisbane day two – tour day six – the pumpkins swell

Resorting to my penultimate Temazepam, I find a solid four hours sleep. It succeeds a broken two hours of Melatonin sleep that conjured up a foul dream of being parted from my son. Thank you, Mr Sandman. After our exercise … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Brisbane, Richter and Multi-storey car parks

Boiled egg and vegemite, airport lounge, muscle rediscovering workout, meal by a river, and failure to sleep, the tour has hit a rhythm now. We reach Brisbane city centre at 2.15. Brian goes to lift weights in a botanical garden … Continue reading

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The Jukebox of Gemini Spacecraft and on to Mars – Australian/NZ playlist and explanation

Some people have been asking about the playlist while the audience are taking their seats on the current Australian/New Zealand tour, so here you are. It was hastily gathered together from the songs I had on my laptop. I would … Continue reading

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Comedy More Complex Than Physics – Day 4 of Brian Cox Tour

I wake up at 5.10am, relieved that I have managed to fall asleep. The night before, Brian eats a large piece of ravioli with a runny egg yolk inside, he is intrigued. It is pasta with a hint of Eraserhead. … Continue reading

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Airliner and Eyeliner – day 3 of tour

Some days on tour, nothing much happens. It is as a series of incidents of comfortably waiting. You comfortably wait for Brian Cox to finish his promo interviews. You comfortably wait for a car to the airport. You comfortably wait … Continue reading

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