LIYSF Day 6: Numberphile and the Great Crossword Treasure Hunt (P)

Hi everyone, Today was a very interesting day, but this post won’t be very long; I have to be awake at 5:00am tomorrow. I’ve also had to spend a significant amount of time this evening with a difficult UFV political situation; I’m not pleased that it has cropped up. Today started with joining a small … Read more

LIYSF Day 5: Stonehenge, Salisbury, Singing, and Sniping (P)

Hi Everyone, Today was full. First, we visited Stonehenge. Singing Aussies dominated the bus ride there, although once their bluetooth speaker died, I enjoyed some of the countryside. Stonehenge looked more or less as I’d expected – a gathering of stones. One of the stones looked somewhat like a winking face. It was impressive to … Read more

LIYSF Day 4: Where Perrin Walks (P)

Hi everyone, This morning, we heard from Jonathon Firth of Virgin Galactic. He spoke of his work advancing the space industry. Virgin Galactic currently allows people access to several minutes of space flight and microgravity (for a prohibitive price), and are developing a satellite delivery service. They offer positions to non-American citizens (something that most … Read more