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Strong, not skinny. 27 Jul 2013 | 10:42 pm

This morning I woke up to see yet another woman being attacked with horrendous abuse and rape threats on Twitter. My first reaction was despair. “Not again. Will this never stop?” Before I made myself...

Let Me Introduce To You 19 May 2013 | 09:00 pm

As you may have read, one of our cats died the other week. Our other cat’s breeder happened to have a kitten available as the person wanting to buy her had backed out at the last minute. She is our ca...

I’m Having A Girl! 16 May 2013 | 07:15 pm

That got your attention, didn’t it? Last week, Tiger, one of our cats, died suddenly. He had gone to the vet for a routine dental clean and never woke up…The interim post-mortem report came through to...

I am socially awkward. 22 Mar 2013 | 06:59 pm

The other week I went out for lunch with a friend of mine. He and I worked together a few years ago (when I say “worked together” I mean “I did the web stuff for a film he wrote“). During the time we ...

Jocelyn Bell Burnell 15 Mar 2013 | 07:54 pm

Please vote for Jocelyn Bell Burnell’s discovery of pulsars in the Great British Innovation vote. Several weeks ago Roger Highfield from the London Science Museum got in touch with me to ask if I’d li...

Finding The Positive 4 Jan 2013 | 11:13 pm

There seems to be something very exciting in the zeitgeist at the moment. Lots of different people from different areas seem to be thinking the same things. People are tired of the “cynicism” “pessimi...

Translating Peter Rabbit (hieroglyph edition) 10 Jun 2012 | 06:13 am

Skip ahead to the translation here. I’ve added some notes about this to my Posterous I’ve been learning Egyptian hierogylphs for nearly a year now at the Egypt Exploration Society in London. So far ...

Geek Christmas Present Ideas 2011 1 Dec 2011 | 04:55 am

Last night, I did a quick Christmas list on Twitter made up of a few really cool things I’ve found over the past month or so. I decided to post them up here so it’s easier for people to find them. 1....

Soft Circuit 16 Sep 2011 | 08:18 am

I’m starting to explore the world of soft circuits – the fusion of electronics and fabrics. The other day I got a Lilypad Protosnap development board. The Lilypad Arduino is a microcontroller designed...

Hello 7 Mar 2011 | 12:36 am

I’ve been getting a ton of hits here this week because Brian’s Wonders of the Universe starts tonight. I don’t really blog much anymore because I’m far too busy with life. I’m on Twitter, so is Brian...

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