Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

The news finally came …

 
I was chatting to a Research Assistant within my team when one of my supervisors came into my office and asked whether I had read the email. She said that …


Monday, March 7th, 2011

A mild case of mancold

 
It’s just a bummer having a cold – it’s hard to concentrate when your throat is scratchy and your nose seems to be involved in some kind of periodic exercise …


Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Three strands of silver hair

 
I am definitely ageing. [I can hear somebody somewhere saying something to the effect of: pas de merde, Sherlock!] :). As I saw my face in the mirror this morning …


Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Surviving Tuesday

 
I had written four long paragraphs to post as a blog entry and decided to put a picture above. Somehow my blogging software decided to wipe out the text and …


Saturday, November 28th, 2009

Panda-monium in the city

Even Wangwang and Funi hit the local brewery as soon as they hit town!
 
The long awaited arrival of the two giant panda on loan from the Chinese government has finally …


Saturday, August 29th, 2009

Tina No More

Fancy how a haircut can make such a big change! I had been wanting to get a haircut for weeks but I had to wait until my hairdresser returned from …


Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Meat, glorious meat

I left work relatively early today (well, 5.45pm) because I had finished what I had set to do – things have quietened down considerably in the last couple of days …


Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

What a wooly day!

I used to romanticise about Winter when I was still living in the Tropics – I told my friends that I had missed the feel of cold bathroom tiles on …