Catalogne

Dimanche Départ 15h, 1 heure de route Passer au Centre d’Activité Plongée à Port-Vendres, 4 rue Jules Ferry, 04 34 12 09 27 Rederis à Banyuls est aussi une possibilité, Place Méditerrannée, Quai A, 04 68 88 31 66 Petit tour au Cap Béar : 2 heures ou farniente à l’Anse de Paulilles, possibilité de […]

Jeffrey Epstein : fin de la récré

According to law enforcement sources, famous socialite and parties organizer Jeffrey Epstein took his own life in jail, Saturday July 10th, 2019. Allegedly, Epstein’s lawyers had recently been signaling his most powerful friends’ secrets were safe with him ; apparently this was not sufficient to prevent him from committing suicide. Epstein used to fly such […]

Sci-fi

Pour mes amis qui s’intéressent au genre fantastique. John Brunner’s Stand on Zanzibar (1968) Frank Herbert’s Dune (1963-1964) Le garage hermétique de Moebius (1976-1979) Philip K. Dick’s A Scanner Darkly (1977) Ursula K. Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea (1968), The Tombs of Atuan (1970), The Farthest Shore (1972) Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland […]

The benefits of privatisation

Former British Airports Authority (now Heathrow Airport Holdings) was privatised under the Airports Act 1986, in July 1987, during Margaret Thatcher’s second term as UK’s prime minister. In the mid 1960s, Terence Conrad was working on the interiors for Heathrow’s Terminal 1 and the North Terminal at Gatwick. In a 2007 paper, he contrasts the […]