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Pyeongchang Day 2: Mens 5000m

Sunday, February 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

Recap It was always Sven Kramer’s to lose, but the consumate professional athlete that he is did not disappoint and he convincingly took the gold medal in the [more...]

Pyeongchang Day 1: Ladies 3000m

Saturday, February 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

Recap The ladies 3000m saw a few surprises, and what more appropriate way to start off the program for speed skating at this olympics. Early in the starting order, the [more...]

Annyeong Pyeongchang

Friday, February 9, 2018 // 1 Comment

Once again I’ve left it until the last possible minute to write my first real article in my Olympic blog. With any luck, I’ll have this finished before the start [more...]

The Death Star Problem

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… TL;DR The Death Star was destroyed by a single catastrophic vulnerability Modern, centralised internet communications are [more...]

What’s your favourite flour?

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Feel-good Christmas (true) story follows: In the course of selling my camera gear, I’ve encountered no small number of scammers. I generally ignore them and get on with [more...]

Cities Beginning With B

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

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

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 // 3 Comments

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

Saturday, October 17, 2015 // 1 Comment

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 Myth of Ready

Saturday, October 3, 2015 // 3 Comments

Are you ready? Of course you aren’t. Who knows what the future holds? You certainly don’t. [more...]

The Situation

Friday, August 28, 2015 // 3 Comments

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...]
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