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The winning entry

There were some splendid entries for the May caption competition.  I have been spoilt for choice.  Every one who contributed should give themselves a pat on the back.  About thirty entries could have been ranked as second equal.  Some entries … Continue reading

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The May caption competition….

I thought I would take Mark Shephard up on his suggestion that I use a photograph from the University Founder’s Day Lecture I gave last month as the subject of the caption competition.  Having reviewed the pictures I have of … Continue reading

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The winning entry…

There were some witty and innovative entries for the Easter caption competition.  There was a natural tendency to focus on the cone, though others picked up on the leg, and the columns, appearing to be attached to my head.  One … Continue reading

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Easter caption competition

A friend was keen to point out that it is time for another caption competition, so for this one I have selected a picture of a windswept me taken in Glasgow last year.  I was on my way to speak at … Continue reading

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And then ‘I moonwalk’…

Many thanks to all those who entered the latest caption competition.  The entries were notable for their quantity and quality.  The picture clearly lent itself to some innovative and witty contributions.  Most entries focused on my hand gesture.  Some readers, … Continue reading

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February Caption Competition

The picture for this month’s caption competition is of me illustrating a point to students from the Open University.  As usual, the winner will be the reader who offers what in my view is the wittiest and most apposite caption.  … Continue reading

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And the first winner of 2015 is….

I was spoilt for choice in selecting a winner for the first caption competition of 2015.   There were some splendid entries.  Some readers were very keen, submitting (not for the first time) more than one entry.  However, I have now … Continue reading

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