I am a researcher in bionanotechnology currently living and working in Tokyo. I moved out here four and a half years ago, against my better judgement but in search of adventure. It has certainly been an adventure and not one I would have missed for the world, but now I am preparing to head back to the UK where I will be retraining as a designer.
This blog used to just be for opinionated rambling. Now it is for updates as I pay forward people's support for my attempts to retrain with random acts of kindness... and indulge in opinionated rambling.
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Monthly Archives: March 2010
This is perhaps the best political campaign I’ve ever seen: http://www.labservative.com/ “The most important thing we stand for is reelection”
And while we’re doing them, how about this?
Sometimes these things just have to be shared:
When was ciabatta invented? Don’t bother looking on Wiki, the answer isn’t there* Mwah ha ha ha HA. *at the time of writing.
parallelepiped. I should probably have known what it meant before today but I didn’t. Now I do.
*in the literal sense.
I just watched the passing of the American healthcare reform bill live on C-Span. As a Brit living in Japan, it couldn’t really have less of an impact on me and yet I have found the whole process endlessly fascinating … Continue reading
I was going to put up a new post of my own today, but there are more important things afoot and I feel my ramblings can wait. Instead, I am taking the unusual step of publishing someone else’s blog post … Continue reading
Here is a collection of a few small thoughts I have had recently that aren’t really big enough for a whole post each, I thought I’d bung them together in a miscellany: 1. Apparently I have been Follow Fridayed a bit … Continue reading