Author Archives: Austin

About Austin

Middle-aged grouchy white male. Hair greying but hasn't all fallen out yet. Spreading waistline ill-concealed by baggy jumper.Semi-extinguished physiology researcher turned teacher. Known for never shutting up. Father of two children (aged 6 and 2) who try to out-talk him. Some would call that Karmic Revenge.

More about Everest pioneer Griff Pugh

I’ve got a piece out today over at The Conversation about Griffith Pugh, who I mentioned a couple of days ago. I won’t post it here in full, I think. There weren’t enough edits to make it worth posting a … Continue reading

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Two more days to vote for the unsung hero of Everest

  A couple of days ago the June e-Newsletter from the Physiological Society dropped into my inbox. Among other stuff it contained this:   ———————————————————————————- Biography of exercise physiology pioneer in the running for British Sports Book PrizeĀ  Griffith Pugh … Continue reading

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Yes, chess. Look away now.