David Fremlin's home page

I have opinions of my own -- strong opinions -- but I don't always agree with them*.

  • Six twists and a cross, 26.10.13.
  • Income tax returns, 28.7.13.
  • Lies, damned lies and Times headlines, 28.7.13.
  • How long do things last?, 1.3.13.
  • Why people hate mathematics, 9.12.12.
  • Poems lifted from various places.
  • The strangled cuckoo.
  • Why "cockroaches"? Aaron Segal gives the background.
  • Climate Change: the facts, 14.10.10.
  • If you have the good fortune to be travelling in northern Portugal, and need accommodation, my sister-in-law has a restored farmhouse near Caminha, Minho. In Kent, west of Maidstone, we can recommend Heavers, Ryarsh. In Keylong, Himachal Pradesh, John and I were very well treated at the Nordaling Paying Guest House, tel. (+91)1900 222294 and (+91)94180 45394. In Zagora, southern Morocco, there is an astonishing garden at Auberge Restaurant Chez Ali, and the Caravane Mille Etoile agency provided a wonderful trip to the desert. In Chiba prefecture, Japan, we have happy memories of the ryokan Taka-tsuru-san-so (高鶴山荘) (see map).
  • Piano fingerings, 31.10.06.
  • Peter Singer, Look your dinner in the eye, 7.10.06.
  • An idea which might be worth trying: deliberative polls.
  • List of characters in "Life and Fate" by Vasily Grossman, 19.6.05.
  • Proportional representation with single-member constituencies, 24.5.05.
  • Fremlin Family Tree to 1900.
  • My manifesto for the forthcoming general election, 19.4.05.
  • Lincoln, 12.1.1848; attacking Iraq, 3.2.03; the world's policeman, 21.3.03; Letters from Guantanamo Bay, 17.7.03; People the law forgot, 3.12.03; qMark Danner, Iraq: The Real Election, 28.4.05.
  • I am secretary of the Colchester branch of the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign.
  • Enemies of the truth, 14.6.03.
  • Book review: Roger Scruton, "An Intelligent Person's Guide to Modern Culture".
  • This is a cookie-free, script-free, flicker-free zone.
  • B'Tselem monitors human rights in Israel and occupied territories.
  • Peter Wexler, A teacher's perplexicon.
  • The chief blessings of life are a wife to love, children to care for, a job to do, a house to live in and a sound digestion.
  • Finding 25 Ireton Road.
  • The paedophile file; what the News of the World won't print.
  • See my method for alleviating hay fever.
  • I slip in a guide to my family's websites: Maria, John, Peter, Celia, Margaret, Luke, Torres Fremlin. I have another home page at the University of Essex.

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