Archive for May, 2009

Secret of Success ….

May 11, 2009 photos of objects

In Charles Darwin’s early days his dad decided that his son was to be a doctor, so he was sent to Edinburgh to study medicine.  He did not do well in medicine and so was then sent away to Cambridge to study theology.  However, he kept being distracted by natural history and one thing led to another and the rest is … well, history.

Charles Darwin’s son apparently asked one of his school mates “when does your dad categorise his barnacles?”   The son obviously did not realise that everyone’s dad does not spend all day wondering about collecting and examining stuff, and that most dad’s had some sort of occupation.  However, (more…)