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A different perspective

O wad some Power the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us! Robert Burns in To A Louse My gran called me ‘heavy handed’. Mum said I was cack-handed at times. For as long as I can remember I’ve been … Continue reading

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Not doing what comes naturally…

I have urges. Even at my age. Urges to do what I shouldn’t. What I know is bad for me. Inappropriate. What I know better than to attempt. Recurrent blind-spots. Wilful dumbness. Like taking a second slice of cake; Or … Continue reading

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Fractious fractals

A fractal is a natural phenomenon or a mathematical set that exhibits a repeating pattern that displays at every scale. If the replication is exactly the same at every scale, it is called a self-similar pattern. A tree for example; imagine zooming … Continue reading

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