@DrBennison (Tom Bennison in real life) recently posted about his mathematical journey and wondered what other people's looked like. Happy to oblige. I almost didn't study maths at university. Most subject teachers are thrilled when you suggest you might study their speciality, but I was extraordinarily fortunate that when I

Read More →... or, three easy steps to talking with your kids about $\sec(x)$1 If there's one question parents dread more than "Where do babies come from?", it's "Can you give me some help with maths homework?" There are many possible reasons for this. The most common one I hear is "they

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