Daily Archives: July 15, 2019

On The Relationship Between Gout And Creativity

As someone who suffers, sometimes very painfully, from gout, I have tended to seek out insight into areas that relate to this most patrician of maladies.  It is said that gout, like childbirth, is among the most intense forms of … Continue reading

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Book Review: From Here To There

From Here To There:  The Story Of How We Transport Ourselves And Everything Else, by HP Newquist This book was not quite what I expected it to be.  That is not to say that it is a bad book, because … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ways Of The World

Ways Of The World:  A History Of The World’s Roads And Of The Vehicles That Used Them, by M.G. Lay I must admit that this is quite a remarkable and excellent book, not least because it provides a solid engineering … Continue reading

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Book Review: Door To Door

Door To Door:  The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World Of Transportation, by Edward Humes This book would have been a much better book had the author not tipped his hand repeatedly to show his bias against passenger vehicles.  Adopting the usual … Continue reading

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