Peter Shaw

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Oak Slate Design Book Rack - Modern Contemporary S&hellip by Oak Slate Design
5.0 out of 5 stars A stylish piece, 4 Jun 2014
A very attractive, well-crafted item. I wonder if the maker would consider producing this in a bigger size too? (Perhaps this would exert too much strain on the ends?)
What is the Name of This Book?: The Riddle of Drac&hellip by Raymond M. Smullyan
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Overall, I like this book. (And anything Martin Gardner recommends can't be bad!)

Certainly not the fifth star though. Some of the tasks are clumsily worded, such that a solution ACTUALLY is impossible (picking one example out, p138: "Either A is a knave, or B is a knight". Sorry, but that cannot logically mean BOTH statements are true, which is what the compiler appears to claim in his solution.

Whether the compiler simply rushed to finish the book in such places, or for some other reason commits his own logical errors in a book of Logical Puzzles (!), such flaws masquerading as authoritative truth are almost the last thing a solver wants to face: they can be… Read more
Talk of the Future ~ Croft No Five
Talk of the Future ~ Croft No Five
The missing spark that Leodhasach mentions is not in fact a matter of the sound reproduction, but quite simply Adam Sutherland on fiddle. The original bass player Somhairle MacDonald also jumped ship during preparations for this second album, but the sudden departure of the fiddler to Peatbog Faeries was a torpedo strike to the long-term viability of the bereft band. He was not replaced.

It meant that front-line responsibilities for the music were centrally on the shoulders of John Somerville's accordion, offset by his brother Misha's whistles. The headlong double frontline of the first album (Attention All Personnel), plus the harmonics and decorations of the whistles as extra… Read more