This is a real gem from 200 years ago that has a great deal of relevance today. Thomas Jefferson made the following reference to the ‘taper’ (a candle) in a letter to Isaac McPherson, August 1813. “He who receives ideas from me, receives instruction himself without lessening mine; as he who lights his taper at […]
Busman’s Holiday. The Jefferson Memorial, Wastewater Treatment and Root Cause Analysis.
To avoid any confusion with my friends I need to put something on the record: I did not take my wife on a visit to a wastewater treatment plant (sewage works) on our honeymoon. We had a lovely time camping in a second-hand tent at St Cast, Brittany, NW France. I did visit the Barbados […]