The problem with the neo-fishes
is the same problem as with the unlamented master. They build up huge weather scary systems promising massive disruption and, as often as not, nothing happens. But they have covered their ample backsides if, by some chance, they are right in their fearful prognostications *The Blizzards which apparently engulfed Glascow made a hasty retreat from Edinburgh.The sun shone all day; the students stayed awake, zephr like breezes gently cooled South Bridge Street. GNER could find no wrong type of anything but still managed to be ten minutes late in a 40 minute journey back to Berwick for no discernible reason. It had come dead on time from Aberdeen and the train crew denied seeing a snow flake never mind a blizzard. One enterprising lecturer cancelled his lecture as he 'was cut off in Fife' according to the notice on my lecture room door.I suspect he believed the neo-fishes and stayed in bed. How foolish he must be feeling. And I am feeling must virtuous. £22 for an hour lecture. Less £9-50 travel and £10 tax-profit £2.50. Thats the way to get seriously rich in academia.
* Can't baffle me with long words-blog-ed