Monthly Archives: October 2012

Dragon Pumpkin

Because I’m building up to the excitement of Halloween, I carved our pumpkin today. So whilst pumpkin soup is simmering away in the kitchen, we have this monster sitting on our window sill. I usually do faces, but I wanted … Continue reading

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Say “Hello”, Frank

Halloween is coming up, so naturally the Husband and I have been working very hard on our Halloween costumes. Unusually, mine is not the most elaborate. In my efforts to make the boy dress up in a rabbit onesie, we … Continue reading

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Resonance Cats

Every now and then, looking at my black and white cat reminds me of an organic chemistry tutorial I had with Jo Peach during my first year at Oxford. We were talking about resonance, which Wikipedia describes as “a way … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage in Beautiful Prose

Just because I need to share this link everywhere I can…

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Crystallography Rocks

Who said science wasn’t fun?

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Sometimes, Real Life…

Sometimes, real life pales in comparison to fiction. It’s not escapism. I loathe escapism. It’s like an on-off switch. And I can’t read it half so well as I can write it. Feeling as much as your characters feel, stealing … Continue reading

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I Need Some Creative Support

Help me think of a name for my novel! I’ve been so busy writing recently that I haven’t had time to write. But with ~40k words I now really need a name for this thriller… Brief plot outline The Wanstead … Continue reading

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