So, I don’t want feeding any rubbish about filtration through atmospheric gasses, spectral separation by water vapour, or variations in refractive indexes. What I want to know is: who painted it?
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I thought of something interesting to say on the subject of perception earlier, but I’ve forgotten what it was. Noting the fact that rain kisses some people but spits on others will have to do.
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I read earlier that Mr Putin has admitted that he’d been planning the annexation of Crimea long before the referendum. Is this true? If so, it raises an interesting question: Should Bhutan replace Russia as a permanent member of the UN Security Council? (I’ve long had a soft spot for Bhutan, ever since I read that the king had banned TVs because they were a bad influence. I’ve also sat in that big circular chamber in the UN building, the place where mature, refined statesmen shake their fists and shout ‘Niet!’ and ‘Non!’ and ‘Up yours, you c****e b*****d!’)