Category Archives: Life stories

Time out

We have this great thing here in the UK called parental leave. So great in fact, I’m taking some. I’ve just closed my work laptop, turned off the work e-mail account on my iDevices and that’s it for the next … Continue reading

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Blood brothers

This post is another of those chemistry-free personal ones; you’ve been warned. My Uncle Jim died a month ago. He was 73. We can debate whether 73 years is a decent age or not at which to shuffle off this … Continue reading

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My science story (and my Dad)

There is not a lot of chemistry in this post (and not too many laughs either) so consider yourself warned if that’s what you usually come here for. After seeing some of the #IAmScience tweets and reading this blog post … Continue reading

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