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: Prison Reform
Here’s an account of the death of Big Rinty by his friend Erwin James: http://www.erwinjames.co.uk/blog/2011/05/14/ministry-of-silly-words/ And Prisoner Ben’s take: http://prisonerben.blogspot.com/2011/05/big-rinty-is-free.html? Denying compassionate release twice in the last 6 weeks of a man’s life, and then finally granting it the day … Continue reading
People suck. Right now, 6 men are sitting inside a tiny capsule inside an institute in Moscow pretending they are on a mission to Mars. They have been inside their tiny little capsule almost exactly a year and they are … Continue reading