There are very few details in the news feeds about the plane crash involving pilot Moses Lelesit. I blogged about my connection to him on OurManInside.com and the post just got a comment from an African friend of his. He must have found the post via Google. I checked by searching 'Moses Lelesit'. I know we don't all see the same results but the top half of the first page … [Read more...] about Digital Immortality, keeping the good guys alive.
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A friend in Kenya emailed me today and told me of a plane crash. Writing about the death of a pilot I've flown with once is bad enough. But now to write about another so soon. Well, I don't know what to think. Statistically flying is meant to be pretty safe. The chance of an average American dying in a plane crash is 1 in 11 million. Compared to one in 5000 being killed in a car … [Read more...] about Captain Moses Lelesit – He died doing what he loved best
I first photographed Amy Winehouse at the Virgin Festival in August 2004. She was flirtatious, perhaps a little nervous but all the same incredible onstage. It was amazing to hear such a powerful voice come from such a tiny frame. I have just read on the Guardian that she has died. I wasn't totally surprised that someone so young with so much still ahead of them would die. For a long time she was … [Read more...] about RIP Amy Winehouse
In an effort to improve my sleep patterns, i've decided to start measuring them. Let's face it, sleep is something most of us could do with more of. Above are my sleep statistics for 21 - 22 Jul (Thursday night). I went to bed at 22:55 and woke at 06:54. An alleged total time of 7h 59m. I'm amazed how many times I wake in the night but at this time this is only really a sample size of one … [Read more...] about Sleep Statistics
Last week I intercepted Steven Primrose-Smith in Graz, Austria. He is cycling 30,000 kilometers across Europe, over three years, visiting 50 capital cities. As he goes, he is studying maths and science degrees with the OU and raising money for the Blood Pressure Association.There is more info on http://Unicycle50.com and Steven also has a blog on the Open University's … [Read more...] about Steven Primrose-Smith is The Unicyclist