So, today is my last day at MPOW as I'm off again on maternity leave. I started here 8.5 years ago so it will be bittersweet to go - I have enjoyed that time and got alot out of it (including meeting my husband!) but it is time for challenges new. Somehow the pregnancy has... Continue Reading →
To say I'm struggling to find inspiration for things to write recently is not quite true - just that the great ideas I have whilst I'm away from a computer are either forgotten or don't seem so great when I do sit down and have time to blog something. I keep meaning to post something,... Continue Reading →
I've just seen the news that Fermilab have announced a weird finding at the Tevatron, that could be a whole new unexpected particle, that possibly demonstrates the existence of a fifth fundamental force. For more info see: Notice from Symmetry Breaker magazine Notice from New Scientist If this is found to be true then it... Continue Reading →
We bought a new car at the weekend, well new to us anyway! And it's so shiny and black, although how long it will stay like that is debatable! We're still getting used to how it works and it's become exciting again to go for a drive. In a somewhat related link here's a very... Continue Reading →
I meant to write this after it happened, but was so busy with tying things up for the end of the year that I never quite got round to it. So now the fact that a reporter threw a shoe at George Bush is old news, someone's even made a game about it. But in... Continue Reading →
Well, I spent last week house-sitting for my parents and looking after their dogs (although there were no guinea-pigs, as has been erroneously reported!). This meant that I had the chance to rest and also to do some sight-seeing round where I grew up (East Kent), which was interesting as I got to re-visit some... Continue Reading →
I've been meaning to keep track of the books I read for a while now, but just haven't been able to find a way to do so that was easy and worked for me. But I have now started using the Visual Bookshelf app on Facebook and it does everything I want it to do.... Continue Reading →
This is a test to see what it's like using WordPress as I'm fed up with my other blog.