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Calendar geeks

By Hamish Johnston

Just a very quick blog to point you towards images from a photo-shoot for a “geek calendar” that’s being sold to raise money for the Libel Reform Campaign.

Models include particle physicist and TV presenter Brian Cox and science journalist Simon Singh – who has been involved in a high-profile libel case.

Brian seems to own the same toaster that we have at home – c’mon Brian, my five-year-old daughter can make perfectly good toast with that make and model!

The Libel Reform Campaign believes that England’s libel laws must be changed because they are skewed towards rich plaintiffs and this is stifling science journalism.

I happen to agree and donated a tenner to their cause, and now they seem to have put it towards making this calendar!

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