Author Archives: Rowan

Changing the clocks is not just pointless, it’s dangerous, unhealthy, and costly

Every now and then, I note down an interesting link, but don’t quite find a full article of my own to work it into. So here I’m going to list a few things that I’ve found around the web showing … Continue reading

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Won’t Somebody Think of the Children?

Now more than half way into the school term, pubescent children will be showing signs of wear and tear. A significant factor is the grim discrepancy between school hours and the natural sleep rhythms of most teenagers. Studies from many … Continue reading

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The politics of daylight savings time

Since the invention of Standard Time as a way of making timetables usable over long distances, Time Zones have been as much a political issue as a scientific one. Daylight Savings Time makes this all the more complicated, with fierce debates over something which has no need to exist in the 21st Century. Continue reading

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Welcome to the Campaign for Real Time

Today, I am launching what I call “The Campaign for Real Time”. Yes, it’s a silly name, and you may think it’s a silly campaign, too – but with the campaign to change our clocks even more gathering pace, I … Continue reading

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