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Power Up at the Science Museum; or why video games are the new playing out for adults and kids alike

It was the second day after the year’s hottest and the stifling heat had yet to break. The kids, demob happy on the second to last day of term met me, with Tom on the platform of South Kensington tube, following early drinks with work colleagues. I was two G and Ts and a Pimms…

On evolutionary reproductive strategies, affairs of the mind and being a ‘dangerous woman’

Someone once called me a dangerous woman, and I didn’t really know what they meant. I was young, vulnerable, blonde enough, but the person who called me dangerous was my old boss. My boss’ boss. How on Earth could I be dangerous? I had no power, after all. Or did I? Well, maybe temporarily. Now,…