If you found me searching for the lyrics to the children's song, you can find them here.
I am a researcher in bionanotechnology currently living and working in Tokyo. I moved out here nearly three 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.
I am trying to retrain as a designer and you may see the odd example of my work appear here as I progress.
I also indulge in opinionated rambling.
All the artwork by Nell on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License.
Category Archives: Atheism & Faith
I know. Something else topical came up that I felt strongly enough to write a post about, but I am really on holiday from the blog until October, honest. I’m seriously considering videoing myself burning a copy of the Qur’an, … Continue reading
Lately, I have started getting my news from Al Jazeera as the quality of reporting seems much higher than the alternatives. Today they published this blog post by Jamal Elshayyal, an Al Jazeera journalist and British national who was embedded … Continue reading
Yup, you read that right. If you didn’t know, today has been designated Everyone Draw Mohammad Day. It’s an act of rebellion standing up for free speech in the face of terrorism. Everyone has the right to believe whatever they … Continue reading
Scientists live in a topsy turvy world of theory, doubt and questioning. We learn to observe evidence and seek it out through careful experimentation. We take our observations and, with meticulous care, we weave each new strand of information into … Continue reading
I love this, especially the bit about being 9000 miles from home, although the white wine in the sun bit doesn’t really work in the northern hemisphere. Warning: contains extreme atheism
… that I nearly fell over my own feet in the isle. Apparently it is a diet supplement.
I just want to shake my fists at the gods of peptide synthesis and ask “WHY?! Why won’t you let just one thing go right?!”, but it wouldn’t make me feel any better. This demo period is not going well … Continue reading