Category Archives: London

Downbound Train

A funny thing happened on the way to Borough this evening. The train was delayed as we pulled into Old Street. The driver said there was a faulty train ahead being taken out of service. He warned us that lots … Continue reading

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Parklife

If you’ve ever seen my Flickr stream you might realize I’m quite fond of birds. Even here in Zone 2 there are a lot of birds around—especially in our garden. Blue tits, great tits, long-tailed tits, robins, dunnocks, goldfinches, wrens, … Continue reading

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On biological modelling

Complement activation

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On a drop of water

One of these days, I’ll treat myself to a proper camera attachment for my microscope. In the meantime, here’s what we can achieve by pointing the iPhone at one of the oculars. And a movie: Here’s the little guy at … Continue reading

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No fishing

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Morning has broken

There’ll be more on this little project… later.

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London’s burning

It’s been a strange couple of days. We’re sitting at our laptops, trying to work but keeping an eye on the Telegraph‘s live feed and another eye on Twitter. There are sirens in the middle distance. Tits and sparrows are … Continue reading

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Dirty old town

Some things are just so smegging cool they don’t need an explanation. First, there’s this awesome live Tube map. Where trains are in real time, which is on a level of coolness as realizing that Tube Deluxe can tell you … Continue reading

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