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Memorial Musings: Turing’s Sad Triumph

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How come England produces so many geniuses in so many fields? From Isaac Newton to William Shakespeare, Lennon & McCartney to Stephen Hawking, John Cleese to Dorothy Hodgkin (first female …

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Blowing off Steam in the UK

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I just finished reading Bill Bryson’s new UK travel book “The Road to Little Dribbling”, the hilarious laugh-out-loud sequel to his equally hilarious “Notes from a Small Island”. Bryson’s forever …