Monday, February 02, 2015

Menagerie à trois

En route to Bristol today - with Joni Mitchell warbling 'California' in the background. I turn from the steering wheel to ask, "Did anyone ever suggest that Joni should've taken up engineering instead?"

Clare was loyal: "Joni is so smart, she would have made a success of anything."

A few miles later it's John Lennon belting out "When I get home to you, you know the things that you do ..." . I say, "Apart from 'Maxwell's Silver Hammer', did the Beatles ever release any tracks on STEM subjects?"

And they wonder why the UK has a shortfall of 50,000 engineers. Finally, here's some of what transpired after we all got back from Costa at Next.

When the district nurse comes round, legend has it that they all hide ...