The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds the most discoveries, is not "Eureka!" (I found it!) but "That's funny…" ~Isaac Asimov

Sweet dreams are made of cheese 

Recently, I have not been sleeping well.  I am a firm believer in 8 hours of sleep and if I don’t get this I can get grumpy.  Really grumpy.  The … Continue reading

May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Adventures in Job Hunting

I realise I’ve not written anything for a long while, largely because I was finishing my thesis and more recently because I have been spending my time working and job … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sister Act

My sister and I are very different.  Despite only a year and a half age gap and similar experiences and environments, our personalities and interests are complete opposites.  She is … Continue reading

July 11, 2012 · 4 Comments

Home advantage

Most of the advertisements on T.V right now have some affiliation with the London Olympics.  This week I saw an advert for British airways whose tagline simply reads “Home Advantage”.  … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

“It’s about what you do…it’s about action”-Superman

  I love superheroes.  Probably for the usual reasons- the nature of the stories allow us to identify with the characters, providing inspiration to the heroic acts they carry out, but … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · Leave a comment