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: Food Addiction
Just over 6 months ago I wrote a post on my belief that I am a food addict. Although it was a long post, it really only got as far as introducing the subject and I didn’t explain anything about … Continue reading
My word: it’s 13 months since the last Fat Bird Benchmark! Shocking. I went out using the couch to 10k iPhone app and, when I got back, was amazed to discover I’d run 4 miles. Ok, I didn’t actually run … Continue reading
Our esteemed Prime Minister has said: It is absolutely clear that Raoul Moat was a callous murderer, full stop, end of story. I cannot understand any wave, however small, of public sympathy for this man. There should be sympathy for … Continue reading
Over the last 6 months or so, I have been battling a new phase in my life. It’s a deeply personal one, and I didn’t want to write about it here at first because it is so private and, frankly, … Continue reading
Today I went for a routine medical for my new job (which I will be starting on Thurdsay). For the first time in my life, I had an ECG. It wasn’t like on the TV: there were no sticky electrodes, … Continue reading
One of the things I’m struggling the most with at the moment is cooking. This is because I don’t recognise most of the ingredients in the supermarket and then, when I get them home, I don’t know what to do … Continue reading
…of arghhhhhhhh! Still, laptop seems better now, touch wood. A strange thing has happened to me. All week I have been craving fruit-based drinks, you know, Ribena, orange juice, that sort of thing. Not fizzy drinks but the kind of … Continue reading