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  • Cities Beginning With B

    This is the long-awaited update to a post I made in August of last year where I explained my situation to those who were interested. As one has come to expect from my life, [more...]
  • A Land of Ice and Fire

    As with my other photosets, clicking on a photo will open a larger version, and text in red represents a clickable link. On arriving in Reykjavik, I immediately went to visit [more...]
  • Imposter vs Turing

    This feeling, often described as imposter syndrome, where a person is unable to internalise their own achievements despite evidence to the contrary is one which I perpetually feel [more...]
  • The Situation

    My life isn’t exactly a shining example of what people imagine as being “normal”, but in recent times it has made the transition from being simply [more...]

Clockwork Chapter 1

Saturday, July 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

Backwards and forwards, left to right, side to side it went. To and fro, turning and returning, engines turning, energy loading and releasing. The essential balance is found [more...]

On Leadership

Thursday, March 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Until relatively recently, there was a running joke among trekkies that only the even-numbered films were any good. This is generally true, but as a die-hard fan, I’ve [more...]

Opel Astra Obituary

Monday, October 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

With all the people asking, I thought it would be appropriate to explain what happened to my car. Towards the end of December, I parked it at a carpark near the Islands [more...]

A Hong Kong Hike

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

This satellite photo of Hong Kong shows just how much of it is actually not-concrete More than a concrete jungle Despite being one of the densest cities in the world, with [more...]

PhD Ideas

Saturday, September 20, 2014 // 2 Comments

I've spent several years in the 'real world' now, travelling and working, and while it has been fun, it has also made me realise how curious and how academically-minded I am [more...]

Inline Euros 2014 – Day 7

Monday, August 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

The final day of euros is of course the day of the marathons. Ordinarily, this is only a half day’s worth of racing leaving skaters with a good few hours to get [more...]

Inline Euros 2014 – Day 6

Sunday, August 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

The third and final day of road competition ended with a bang. Rushing to fit in all the racing before the rain came (and it really came bucketing down about 20 minutes after [more...]

Inline Euros 2014 – Day 5

Saturday, August 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

The second day of road racing was an interesting mix of the long and short distances. Interesting because the schedule was modified slightly and this resulted in the 20k [more...]

Inline Euros 2014 – Day 4

Friday, August 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Since European championships is not *quite* as big a deal as world championships, we don’t get a full rest day. Instead, we got half a day… actually, it was more [more...]

Inline Euros 2014 – Day 3

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

Today saw the conclusion of the track portion of the competition with the 1000m races and the relays. I know I said that points elimination races are some of the most painful [more...]
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