Love Actually

This is my address for the midnight service on Christmas Eve...... The first time I watched the film ‘Love Actually’ I switched it off after a few minutes. I just didn’t understand that its plot was a complex mix of multiple story lines. Now, after getting to grips with it, this romantic comedy is one [...]

Amazing secret of the first men on the Moon

  What did the astronauts first eat on the Moon? You would think it was a NASA protein bar but it turns out to be bread and wine. This month’s edition of a space magazine tells us what actually happened on landing: “In private (Buzz) Aldrin took out a small cup, some wine, and bread [...]

Following Apple?

With Apple reporting record profits, most commentators are asking just one question – what’s next? Since the legendary technology giant is faced with only two futures. One is coming up with a revolutionary new product which will again dominate the market. Or simply, going downwards. Tim Cook’s team then must be toiling 24/7 to find [...]

How did Poloroid do it?

Do you remember the Polaroid camera? This amazing invention by Edwin Land that gave photographs in 60 seconds.  In fact, my school friend's father had one for his business.  I still remember the thrill of peeling back the paper cover to see the image taken a few moments before.  Of course, the film’s cost was [...]