Author Archives: robinince

The Freedom To Fuck Up – on Podcasts

To escape from the quicksand of demographic groups, to be free of market research, to fail on your own terms, maybe over and over again… Some alien words hastily die on the vine, others soon become mundane. I remember the … Continue reading

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Oops, I judged a book by its cover – on amazon and honesty

You can judge a book by its cover, or at least you can judge a product sold on Amazon by its photograph and all other information is irrelevant. This is a warning to book fools like me. After a Diane … Continue reading

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I Wish I Could Get The Colours in My Head Out

“When I started painting the pelvis bones, I was most interested in the holes in the bones”. It was some rooms before Georgia O’ Keeffe’s colourful renderings of pelvis bones where I saw my favourite painting of the exhibition. I … Continue reading

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Is it Time for the Furious Rise of the Don’t Knows

Hurriedly, the rats pressed the pedals for their pellets of spite and superiority… This week’s New Scientist editorial opens with a little Aristotle, “all men by nature desire to know”. The editor goes on to tell us that “human nature … Continue reading

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We Are All Chrysalids Now – on body shaming and other circus antics

Striding through the urine warm, wave machine propelled waters of a Kentish leisure centre, I realised that there wasn’t a body there that wouldn’t be shamed if it belonged to a public figure. Evolution can create a lot of shapes … Continue reading

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These Are Not The Graphs You’re Looking For – an updated post on doubt and dogma.

UPDATE: The blog post below was written a few hours before driving to ABC’s Q&A with Brian Cox. In the build up to his debate with Malcolm Roberts, I had been thinking about the conspiracy mind set and how it … Continue reading

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What Use is Pondering Death if It Doesn’t Make You Live Life?

My reflection is beginning to match my actual face. It has taken a while to catch up. I noticed my reflection was now nearly as old as my face when I caught myself reflected in a shiny wall at the … Continue reading

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