Promises to keep…

One of the privileges of being a parent is that you get to snuggle under a blanket with a couple of little goblins and watch “Labyrinth”, and pretend it’s a selfless act of good parenting rather than a shameless piece of self indulgence.
Watching the film again I noted it that it seems to have drawn inspiration from the magnificent Raymond Smullyan. Tomorrow, in Smullyan’s honour, I shall set you the hardest logic problem of all time. No googling the answer, please.

Tim Harford’s blog

This blog is no longer updated but it remains open as an archive.

Tim, also known as the Undercover Economist, writes about the economics of everyday life.