Features

IFLS Job Application

Monday, March 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

on the 20th of January 2014, I applied for the position of science writer at the “I F*cking Love Science”  website. It has been well over a month, and I’ve [more...]

Lung King Heen

Monday, March 10, 2014 // 1 Comment

It is a strange thing, that in Hong Kong, a city famed for its eating culture, and with something like 11,000 restaurants to choose from, there are only two restaurants to [more...]

Spoon by Alain Ducasse

Monday, March 10, 2014 // 2 Comments

Two Michelin Stars. This surprised me, not because I didn’t believe that a restaurant associated with Alain Ducasse was deserving of two stars, but because I had been [more...]

Sochi Wrap Up

Monday, February 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Russians can actually laugh at themselves, who would’ve thought? Ceremonies So sadly, the Olympic Winter Games of 2014 are over. I’m not sure why, but I began [more...]

Sochi Special: In The Village

Sunday, February 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

Some people have asked me what it's like to be in the Olympic village. I've only really visited one Olympic village, and it was for a winter games. I have also never stayed at an Olympic village as an athlete, which I imagine is very different to someone who is there on a visitor's pass... [more...]

Sochi Special: Complaints About Coverage

Sunday, February 23, 2014 // 1 Comment

Things end well for some, and not much for others No post-Olympic wrap up is complete without a round up of things which perhaps could have been done a little better. I know [more...]

Sochi Special: A Day In The Life

Thursday, February 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

I love skating. Even at moments like this… For most people, the olympics is entertainment for two to three weeks every four years, but for the athletes competing [more...]

Sochi Special: Digging The Ice

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 // 1 Comment

Longer feature articles are in the works, but I thought I’d hammer out a quickie and leave the long one for the day off so you had more time to really take it all in at [more...]

Sochi Special: The Anatomy of a Race

Monday, February 17, 2014 // 9 Comments

We are now well past the halfway point in the speed skating competition, with only the one individual distance remaining for both ladies and men, then the team pursuits. True [more...]

Sochi Special: Timing Equipment

Sunday, February 16, 2014 // 4 Comments

It was bound to happen sooner or later. There had already been races decided on meagre hundredths of a second, and now we have an example of a race which has been decided in [more...]

Sochi Special: Speed Suits

Saturday, February 8, 2014 // 1 Comment

It’s very small, but it can have a significant impact no, I’m not going to follow that with #ThatsWhatSheSaid, because this is a serious answer to a serious [more...]

Sochi

Thursday, February 6, 2014 // 2 Comments

With the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi about to start, I thought now would be as good a time as any to start talking about it. My involvement this time around is almost [more...]
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