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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: Education
I just watched this TED talk (at the bottom) and was almost moved to tears. If I had been in the audience, I too would have been on my feet at the end. My bearhunt is moving on. The bit … Continue reading
It is a fact, perhaps not as well known as it should be, that, until recently, if you were a British student attending a university in the UK, the Government paid 60% of your course fees. That contribution wasn’t available … Continue reading
The Government’s website factsonfees needs to be more widely known about. It busts some prevalent myths and makes it clear that, for the vast majority of people, the new system about which we are all so upset is actually better … Continue reading
A while ago I wrote a long and angry post about how the (now previous) Government had scrapped funding for equal or lesser qualifications leaving me with an almost impossibly large bill for the course I would like to do. … Continue reading
It is so very true that we have lost the art of debate and that we need to bring it back.
I absolutely love this guy; his opinions on education speak to my soul. He’s funny too. I’ve finished my art class now and, although I have definitely passed, I won’t have achieved the grade I’m fairly sure I’m capable of. … 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
or “why I am not an elitist bigot”. In case you thought my previous post meant I thought a high-level education was something that should be reserved only for the academic elite, I thought I should explain my position a bit more … Continue reading