Category Archives: Hobbies

Infectious opinions

It’s been a funny old 18 months as world events suddenly came crashing into my corner of science – the immune response to viral infections in the lung. One of the unexpected outcomes of the pandemic was that I wrote … Continue reading

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On the eighth day of Christmas my true love sent to me, eight waxwings trilling ……

I’ve had bird books for many years: pocket-sized books with pictures and descriptions of the common British birds.   Not that I am a bird enthusiast.  I just want to be able to identify the birds around me.  If I am … Continue reading

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FINALLY! (Hockey Pool Update, weeks 12 and 13)

Weeks 12 and 13 of the VWXYnot Hockey Pool, with myself and Cath dueling fiercely for the lead. Continue reading

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Comfort Zone

Sometimes, it’s helpful to step out of your comfort zone – professionally, and personally. Continue reading

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Motorsport, Astrophysics, and a Nobel Laureate (peripherally)

Science, car racing, and high-dimensional data analysis. What more could you want? Continue reading

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Eye Candy Fractal Post

Fractals – are they the ultimate eye candy? Maybe so. Continue reading

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