Mathematical Knitting with Alan

(Photo by Phil Parker) Hand crafts are an excellent way to soothe the nerves and get into a meditative state. Alan Turing, like many wonderful people, could get rather anxious at times. Knitting was thus an excellent hobby for him. It also was a great tie-in with the knitting sheep/White Queen of ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING …

Alan’s Sponge Cake

Alan Turing was a man of numerous talents.  He could break unbreakable codes, invent artificial intelligence, make huge contributions to morphogenesis, run marathons at an Olympic level, knit and bake. Now Harvey Milk (Alan's lover in my speculative novel, FOR THE LOVE OF ALAN TURING) was quite the gourmet chef and an excellent host to …