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.
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
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. Everyone has the right to believe whatever they wish, but no one has … 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.