Daily Archives: October 17, 2011

“Oklahoma!”, 21st Century style

Remember that great Rogers & Hammerstein show? A first-night critic complained “No legs, no jokes, no chance!”.  But it went on to become one of Broadway’s most successful musicals. Maybe you remember these lines from the title song? Oklahoma!  Every night … Continue reading

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The extraordinary safety of nuclear power

I want to say a bit more about last Friday’s nuclear debate at Exeter University.  I was struck by the misconceptions that were expressed.  The local Green Party man argued that Somali pirates were motivated to hi-jack ships and kidnap … Continue reading

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