Friday, January 30, 2015

Pick Your Economist

A notice at the Student Services desk at the London School of Economics:


Whom do you entrust your form to: Sen or Mundell? The sort of dilemma that can reduce an economics undergrad to a state of paralysed indecision.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Basic Essentials

From a store at Treviso airport:


Gosh, some people's idea of 'essentials' must be very different from mine!

Thursday, January 8, 2015

To See a Branch in a Drop of Dew

It was a cold, foggy morning in the Cotswolds on Sunday when I took this photo of dewdrops on a tree branch.


Later I noticed something cool: the dewdrop has formed a refracted image of the branch behind it. This can be seen more clearly in the enlarged image below.