I must recommend this blog post by Andrew West about the dramatic arrival of his nephew.Â He has had a remarkable couple of years now: getting to appear on the fourth plinth last year, going to all sorts of places as the BHA’s photographer and therefore meeting and photographing lots of famous atheists, spending a couple of weeks visiting schools in rural Uganda, and now having to help deliver his sister’s baby.
I think the world has a duty to make him famous (or notorious) at some point in the future so he will have to write an autobiography.Â It will not be boring.
A short sample:
I’ve obviously seen births on tv. And I remember a no-holds-barred video in GCSE science. But these didn’t involveÂ my fucking sister.
The whole story gave me goose-bumps.Â What he doesn’t mention is how he was tweeting all the way thorugh the episode…