5 March 2013
By Daniel Leon, Architect, Square Feet Architects, London Thomas Heatherwick on Sunday night at Jewish Book Week filled the room with wonder. Wonder on the five projects he presented, and wonder on what he had up his sleeve for us all next. The introduction told us he was "only" 43.
27 February 2013
If I’m being honest, when I decided to go to hear the Chief Rabbi at Jewish Book Week it was the speaker and not the festival that was the main pull. I have heard Lord Sacks on numerous occasions and he is, without doubt, an incredible religious leader and orator. In his talk - ‘Faith Without Fear’ - the audience was treated to a relaxed and seemingly unguarded, soon-to-be-ex Chief Rabbi.
18 February 2013
BRENDA NAOMI HERZBERG:
11 February 2013
I'm reading Life Ascending: The Ten Great Inventions of Evolution by Nick Lane. It takes us from the origin of life in hydrothermal vents, through DNA and photosynthesis, to consciousness and death. It shows how random and purposeless -- and ingenious -- biology has been.