Comparison of Sunrise Positions – The Crazy Things I Think About

Have you ever wondered about the different positions in which¬†the sun rises, in say Edinburgh, compared to, for example, Plymouth? Because of the curve of the earth’s surface, us folks north of Hadrian’s Wall get shorter winter days, and longer summer daytime hours, compared with somewhere such as Cornwall/Devon. This can be proved to be […]

The Problems I Set Myself – And an Unexpected Answer to an Unexpected Question

Over the next few weeks, I am¬†considering writing some pages, rather than posts, about the geology of Scotland, and in particular Fife. This set me to thinking, at which point do I start. Do I put in a few pages teaching the very basics of geology, then describe the fundamental rock units that are found […]