The Mathematics of Love

I love unlikely combinations of elements – the placing together of things that wouldn’t normally be associated with each other. ‘Creativity is unexpected connection’ and all that.

– Listening to Bollywood music at full blast in an open-top car in the middle of Scotland.
– Fruit with basil
– This shark unicorn
– Heavy metal sung sweetly, with acoustic guitar

Mathematician Hannah Fry is giving a talk on love at the Oxford Literary Festival soon. Her TED talk (above) made me smile recently.


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