First published on FB 27/09/2019 Thank you BBC Radio Nottingham and Alan Clifford for giving me airtime this week… starts at 3:04 https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p07m7zzr?fbclid=IwAR1xaM4bnbQc-o0TS0l3DKnBq7Sbu59LprHhk-R74w6enVQPs_92DnyRHO4
Category Archives: Framed by a Smoking Gun
A couple of you have asked about the “Very pistols” mentioned in Sir Martyn Poliakoff’s foreword (very what pistols??) These are the pistols that Brian fired to signal the end of his lecture, as shown on my FB cover image. They are designed to be used for illumination or as a distress signal and theseContinue reading “Very pistols”
More from Tim Bennett Fine Art
First published on FB 10/08/2019 Brian Shaw and his famous barking dog experiment, against a backdrop depicting fresh ideas, by Ilkeston artist Tim bennett fine art. Brian was certainly always full of ideas – an innovator both in his chemistry and his army career – well captured Tim!
And here it is, in print! Delighted with the quality of the cover and print – thank you Book Guild! For sale from all major online booksellers – they started despatching from yesterday – or through your local bookshop. I also have a stack to sell myself. Please message me if you would like toContinue reading “In print!”
One for the dog lovers
First published on FB 22/06/2019 And lastly, one for the dog lovers among you…
And why the milk bottles?
First published on FB 22/06/2019 …and why so many milk bottles? …
More from the index…
First published on FB 22/06/2019 …what did this pair have to do with things? …
Bomb squads – from Nottingham to San Francisco
First published on FB 22/06/2019 So the files went off to the printer this week and it’s full steam ahead for publication on July 28th. Here are a few little snippets from the index to tempt you into pre-ordering… there can’t be many indexes with this pair of entries…
First posted on FB 08/06/2019 I’ve been musing while checking my proofs, on BD Shaw’s legacy. Demonstration lecturing is in the ascendancy, and accessible to all of us at events and science festivals around the country. Nottingham continues its tradition, with YouTube legend Sir Martyn Poliakoff demonstrating at its Wonder Festival next Saturday, June 15th.Continue reading “Shaw’s legacy”
First posted on FB 03/06/2019 Feeling a great sense of relief today as I submitted my index last night. That’s the last major piece of work done, just a bit of checking to go.If you are feeling you would like to read the book, then preorders are very welcome as these help bookshops decide whetherContinue reading “Back cover”